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Opole in Opole Powiat, Poland
 

The Prince's Burgher House

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 23, 2018
1. The Prince's Burgher House Marker
Inscription.  
Kamienica Książęca

Pierwotnie, do 1532 r. dom opolskich książąt. W 1618 r. po pożarze, na lego fundamencie zbudowano nową kamienicę. W XVII w. własność barona Hansa Oppersdorfa. Od 1824 do około 1952 r. w kamienicy mieściła się apteka "Pod Lwem". Renesansowa, przekształcana wielokrotnie.

Herzoghaus

Ursprunglich bis 1532 Haus der Oppelner Herz÷ge. Nach einem Brand 1618 wurde auf seinem Fundament ein neues Haus erichtet. Im 17. Jh. Eigentum des Grafen Hans von Oppersdorf. Von 1824 bis etwa 1952 befand sich im Haus die Apotheke "Zum L÷wen". Renaissancestil, mehrfach umgebaut.

The Prince's Burgher House

Originally, this Renaissance building, was until 1532, a house of the rulers of the Duchy of Opole. In 1618, after a fire, a new burgher house was erected on the former foundation. In the 17th century, the building belonged to Baron Hans Oppersdorf. In the period 1824-1952, the burgher house sheltered the chemist's shop, "Under the Lion". The building was rebuilt a number of times.
 
Location. 50° 40.084′ N, 17° 55.321′ E. Marker is in Opole, Opole, in Opole Powiat. Marker

The Prince's Burgher House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 23, 2018
2. The Prince's Burgher House and Marker
is at the intersection of Rynek and Zamkowa on Rynek. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Rynek 1, Opole 45-015, Poland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jerzy Grotowski (a few steps from this marker); Opole Third Reich Victims Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Emin Pasha (within shouting distance of this marker); Dawny Zajazd Pocztowy / Ehemaliger Gasthof / The Old Post Inn (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Krzysztof Bucki (about 120 meters away); Harcˇwka Związek Harcerstwa Polskiego / Polish Scouting Association Meeting Room (about 240 meters away); Bank Ludowy / The People's Bank (about 240 meters away); Pope Pius XI (approx. 0.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Opole.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
"Under the Lion" image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 23, 2018
3. "Under the Lion"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 4, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 4, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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