• The Pomeranian Dukes Castle in Szczecin
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    The Pomeranian Dukes Castle in Szczecin

    The Pomeranian Dukes’ Castle in Szczecin is an example of Renaissance architecture. This is the historic seat of the Gryfit family, rulers of the Pomerania. Once a wooden Slavic stronghold, today, after many transformations, a perfect example of the simplicity and harmony of the Renaissance style. The Szczecin castle has great historical value, but at the same time, it can offer many modern attractions. History The Renaissance Pomeranian Dukes’ Castle was built on the hill. In 1124, Prince Warcisław I made the first stone building in the northern part of the hill, i.e., the prince’s house. In 1235 prince Barnim I decided to move the capital of the West Pomeranian…