• Gniew Castle
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    Gniew Castle

    The picturesque medieval castle in Gniew is next to the castle in Malbork, one of the most famous Teutonic castles located in Poland. The stronghold in Gniew lies on the Trail of Gothic Castles. The castle is open to tourists, but it also houses a luxury hotel. It’s been said that it is one of those places that combine extraordinary, intricate, and sometimes dark history with modernity and comfort. History The castle was built at the turn of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries and was the most powerful Teutonic fortress on the left bank of the Vistula. Construction began after 1290 and lasted 40 years. It was the seat of…

  • Castle in Kwidzyn
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    Castle and Cathedral Complex in Kwidzyn

    Kwidzyn is a tourist pearl of Poland. The biggest tourist attraction in the city is the castle and cathedral complex. An unusual combination is illustrating the history of the region, beautiful full of glory and contradictions. History of The Complex The castle is connected to the Cathedral in Kwidzyn that, at first glance, it is difficult to separate these two objects. They are like Siamese twins. Someone who goes to Kwidzyn intending to see the castle should see the vast Cathedral as well.  Castle The construction of the castle of the Pomezanian chapter began at the turn of the 13th and 14th centuries. After the works aimed at preparing the area,…

  • Lidzbark Warmiński Castle
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    Lidzbark Warmiński Castle

    The castle in Lidzbark Warmiński is one of the finest and best-preserved defensive structures from the Middle Ages in Poland. The architecture and decoration of the monument have high artistic values. The impressive red brick building is located in the city center and is the identity of Lidzbark Waramiński. History The castle is settled in the heart of Lidzbark Warmiński, a city known for centuries as the Pearl of Warmia. The monumental building consists of a Gothic castle and an outer ward with a baroque palace. Lidzbark was the seat of the Warmian bishops from the mid-fourteenth century after moving it from Orneta. The construction of the defensive structure began…