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
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.
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.
info for Villa
Decius in Krakow.
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
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