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The Ruins of the Watchtower in Łutowiec


Łutowiec is an inconspicuous village (formerly known as Oltowiec or Holtowiec). It is an old village, mentioned for the first time at the end of the fourteenth century. A medieval watchtower, of which remains have been preserved on one of the rock outcroppings, is one of the most mysterious objects of this kind in the Jura. It was probably founded in the fourteenth century, but already in the next century, it became abandoned and was beginning to fall into ruin.

Location
Łutowiec
Niegowa
Kraków-Częstochowa Jura
in the country
Contact data
: http://www.polskaniezwykla.pl/web/place/17581,lutowiec-ruiny-straznicy.html
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: fortifications, strongholds and military
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: admission free
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