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Litice nad Orlici castle - the tower interior
Czech Republic

The Litice castle was established at the end of the 13th century by a member of Drslavic family, which came to the east Bohemia from the Pilsen area. This panorama shows the interior of the castle chapel inside the tower. 

Copyright: Joseph svejnoha
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Resolution: 18000x9000
Uploaded: 15/11/2012
Updated: 19/09/2014
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