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Villa Decius in Krakow, a view from the 19th century

Villa Decius, tradition of refinement. 

Krakow’s Villa Decius (Willa Deciusza), the Renaissance mansion built around 1530 for a powerful secretary of King Sigismund I the Old, is one of Poland’s best palatial suburban residences. Its first owner was one of the leading lights of the 16th-century Polish ‘Golden Age’ and his home a glowing lighthouse. 

In the 19th century Princess Czartoryska, arts patron and a famed pianist, restored the palace to prominence. Now it shines again after a thorough renovation as Krakow’s home to the European Academy, inviting intellectuals from across the continent. 

The adjacent old Romanticist park boasts open-air musical events and a modern sculpture gallery. And the period interiors of the Decius Villa shelter also a modern Conference Center.


Contact info for Villa Decius in Krakow.

Villa Decius is situated on the verge of Wola Justowska, Krakow's traditionally smartest residential district. Its postal address is Willa Decjusza, ul. 28 Lipca 17a, 30-233 Krakow, Poland. Phone (+48) 124253638, fax (+48) 12425363. Web site 

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