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Kornik is a town with, located in western Poland, approximately 25 kilometres south-east of the city of Poznan. It is one of the major tourist attractions of the Wielkopolska (Greater Poland) region because of the historical castle and arboretum, which the oldest and richest collection of trees and shrubs in Poland.

Kornik Castle was constructed in the 14th century. The current neogothic design and remodeling was done in 1855 by the architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel for Tytus Dzialynski and the son Jan Kanty Dzialynski. After last member of Działyński family Jan Kanty Dzialynski's death, his brother-in-law Count Wladyslaw Zamoyski received the castle in Jan's will. Shortly before his death in 1924, the childless count willed the castle, along with an extensive art collection and the Kornik Arboretum to the Polish state.
The castle currently houses a museum and the Kornik Library. It's one of Poland's official national Historic Monuments (Pomnik historii), as designated July 11, 2011 and tracked by the National Heritage Board of Poland.

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