Abandoned palace in Poland

Yahoo News Photo Staff

Forget fit for a king — this once grand palace is barely fit for a pauper. Covered in dust and cobwebs and with brickwork and ceilings collapsing, this Polish palace is really showing its age.

But pictures inside the 500-year-old building give a glimpse of how grand it would have been in its prime.

Stunning gold detailing still lines the walls of the huge dining room, and intricate wooden carvings adorn the ceiling of the main staircase. (Caters News)

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<p>(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News) </p>
Abandoned palace in Poland

(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

<p>(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News) </p>
Abandoned palace in Poland

(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

<p>(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News) </p>
Abandoned palace in Poland

(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

<p>(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News) </p>
Abandoned palace in Poland

(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

<p>(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News) </p>
Abandoned palace in Poland

(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

<p>(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News) </p>
Abandoned palace in Poland

(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

<p>(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News) </p>
Abandoned palace in Poland

(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

<p>(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News) </p>
Abandoned palace in Poland

(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

<p>(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News) </p>
Abandoned palace in Poland

(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

<p>(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News) </p>
Abandoned palace in Poland

(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

<p>(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News) </p>
Abandoned palace in Poland

(Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

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