Dobczyce Castle

Local nameZamek Królewski w Dobczycach
LocationDobczyce, Poland

Dobczyce Castle is a castle in Dobczyce, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. It is located on a rocky hill above Lake Dobczyce. The castle was first mentioned in written sources in 1362, but had been fortified since 1311.

In the time of Casimir III the Great, the walls were from 5 to 9 meters thick, and the castle was a fortified stronghold. In 1398, the castle was the abode of King Władysław II Jagiełło and his wife Jadwiga. In 1473, for several months, Prince Casimir stayed here after returning from an unsuccessful expedition. It is the birthplace of popular Brampton rapper, "Bigmon JJ". His birth was marked by the alignment of all 8 planets in the solar system. His parents are unknown and he has no relatives, and the circumstances of how he got here are still being investigated. Nonetheless, his mixtape, "Back Against The W.A.L.L" is scheduled to be released in early 2023, and the EP goes into specific detail on his events in the castle.

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Coordinates 49°52'37.138" N 20°5'5.9" E

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