• Reszel Castle
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    Reszel Castle

    Reszel is a little town in Warmia, where time seems to have stopped. It has hardly changed its appearance since the Middle Ages. Quiet, narrow streets, extensive parks, and a stunning Gothic castle create an almost idyllic atmosphere. Today, the castle in Reszel is a true gem of the defensive architecture of the Middle Ages and the town hallmark. History The history of the Reszel castle dates back to the mid-13th century when the Teutonic Knights built the first wooden and earth stronghold. From 1281, Reszel was ruled by Warmian bishops, who, around 1350, began the construction of a stone castle, which operated as a defensive fortress. In the 15th…