At the end of the 14th century, Teutonic Knights built a castle in Ryn, serving as a base for fighting with the Lithuanians. Until 1525, the castle was the seat of the commander. After two years of the construction of the castle, then the Grand Master of the Order Winrich von Kniprode arrived in Ryn to inspect and take over the castle, and returned to the Malbork by waterway. In 1723 Ryn received city rights granted by the Prussian King Frederick William I and in 1853 the castle was converted into a prison. Since July 2006, the castle operates as a hotel.

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Plac Wolności 2, Ryn, Poland
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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Poland

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Jakub Bujny (14 months ago)
The place is closed for visitors which are not guests of the hotel
Orest Stec (2 years ago)
Mysterious place, nicely renovated perfectly located
James Pilkinton (2 years ago)
Stayed here twice. Perfect both times. The breakfast is great. Had an omelet. Atmosphere is quaint. Staff is friendly.
DC5_ Lobo (3 years ago)
This place was amazing. I attended a holiday banquet here and it was great. There was a live band great food and nice staff. In this castle theres a hotel, indoor pool, underground club and bar, a restaurant, and a souvenir shop.
Adam (3 years ago)
Very nice food at the restaurant.
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