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Antonin - village located 15 km south from Ostrów WIkp. There is a classicistic, wooden, hunting palace from 1822-24 on a plan of Greek cross. The palace was built for Antoni Radziwill designed by architect Frederic Schinkel.
Inside of palace there is a three-storey room with galleries and decorated roof supported by the big pillar which is also a chimney.
In 1827 and 1829 Frederic Chopin visited the palace in Antonin. In remembrance of these visits has been here F. Chopin formed Musical Salon, where are held annually entertainments: so - called „Chopin Confrontations" in July and Chopin Festival "Chopin in the autumn colours" in September.
Round the palace expands the landscape park with pond and oakes, which have a circumference of 520 cm.
The palace houses the Creative Work House, of Culture and Art Centre in Kalisz and guestrooms. Near the park are situated: flood. Recreation and Rest Centre and camping of the first category.

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