After the World, I went to the small town of Nesvizh, where there was another interesting historical site, laid by the same prince Nikolai Radziwill, in which was his main residence. It’s about the famous Nesvizh castle.
Surprisingly, Nesvizh Castle was one of the most powerful and perfect buildings of its time, although now it is difficult to believe in its appearance, well, it does not look like a typical impregnable bastion that can deter an enemy attack. Of course, that the castle, built in the late 16th century under the guidance of the Italian architect Giovanni Bernardoni, did not look exactly like that, the original building was more focused on defensive function. After that, the castle was rebuilt by the following owners, around the park appeared, the front gate appeared, the appearance of the main building changed.
Engraving of the beginning of the 17th century with the image of Nesvizh and Nesvizh Castle (left):
Now the height of the walls and the size of the moat does not seem so impregnable, although it is clear that much is hidden from the eyes under the layer of earth:
The most interesting thing is in the interior, you can see how luxuriously lived one of the richest families of the Lithuanian principality:
If time allows, then besides the castle itself, I advise you to take a walk along the territory of the park, to them it definitely wins at the castle visited earlier in the World. In this case, the castle itself seemed to me not so majestic and powerful as it seemed to me. I, after taking a walk around the neighborhood, went further, waiting for me in front of me were places where the restorers did not reach, which made them even more attractive for me personally.
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