Kurzetnik Castle Ruins

Kurzętnik, Poland

Kurzętnik Castle was built by Teutonic Knights in the 14th century. The construction began around 1331 and was completed before 1361. The large castle was 110m long and 42m wide. The first floors were built of granite and upper were brick-made. There was a chapel church in the inner yard. The suffered damages in wars between Teutonic Order and Poland-Lithuanian Commonwealth in 1410s and again in 1659 in Swedish army attack. In the 19th century the existing castle was demolished. Today some outer walls and foundations exist.

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Founded: 1330-1361
Category: Ruins in Poland

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Mateusz Tchorzewski (6 months ago)
Fajne miejsce ale strasznie zaniedbane i zapomniane, wójt mugłby coś zadziałać w tej sprawie
Krzysztof Langiewicz (10 months ago)
Zamek na górce. Za parkingiem na drodze nr. 15 w Kurzętniku skręcamy w prawo w polną drogę i w górę. Dojedziemy do polnego parkingu, przez mostek i są ruiny zamku. Przed mostkiem jest tablica informacyjna opisująca owe miejsce. Jest legenda według której jest połączenie między zamkiem w Kurzętniku a pobliskim zamknie w Bratianie.
Tomek Chełkowski (11 months ago)
Zamek w okresie swojej świetności musiał robić niesamowite wrażenie. Zbudowany na szczycie góry, po lewej stronie Drwęcy, z dwiema masywnymi wieżami spoglądał na położony w dolinie Kurzętnik. Do jego budowy wykorzystano trwałe budulce jakimi były kamienie narzutowe (granit) oraz cegły. Całość była otoczona potężnymi wałami. Budowla miała kształt prostokąta o wymiarach 25x28m i w odróżnieniu od innych zamków krzyżackich nie posiadała przygródka. Część mieszkalna znajdowała się przy kurtynie północnej, dalej znajdowało się przedzamcze o długości ok. 60 m. Na zamku znajdowały się zapasy broni oraz kaplica pw. św. Krzyża bogata w przybory liturgiczne oraz liczne ozdoby. Główne wejście do warowni, czyli most wiszący nad suchą fosą znajdował się od południa. Fosa oddzielała cypel, na którym znajdował się zamek od reszty wzgórza blokując jedyną drogę, którą mogli zakraść się nieprzyjaciele.
Jacek Tymicki (2 years ago)
ok
Piotr Garbacz (2 years ago)
nice place
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