Brandenburg Castle Ruins

Ushakovo, Russia

The Battle of Pokarwis between pagan Prussians and the Teutonic Knights took place nearby in 1261. The Teutonic Knights founded the village as Brandenburg to honor Otto III, Margrave of Brandenburg who supported the order in the Prussian Crusade, and erected a castle in 1266. Today impressive ruins remains.

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A194, Ushakovo, Russia
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Founded: 1266
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Russia

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Roman Nazarkin (3 years ago)
Good looking historical place.
Andrey Tretyakov (3 years ago)
Остатки замка Тевтонского ордена в посёлке Ушаково находятся в руинах. Но идëт восстановление. Вблизи протекает река Прохладная. Годом основания замка является 1266 год, что можно увидеть на табличке одного из реконструируемых строений. Иногда на территории замка проводятся мероприятия. Стоимость входа 100₽. с человека.
Just TEACHER (3 years ago)
This place is close for everyone.
Andres Ilyin (3 years ago)
Ruins...
Elena T (4 years ago)
The castle is closed for renovation.
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