Olsztynek Castle

Olsztynek, Poland

Olsztynek Castle was built by Ostródan Gunter von Hohenstein, the commander of Teutonic Order, between 1349 and 1366. The brick Gothic castle was conquered by Wladyslaw II Jagiello in 1410. It was destroyed in 1656 by Tatars of Crimean Khanate and left to decay. The castle was reconstructed in 1847-1849 and moved as a school.

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Zamkowa 6, Olsztynek, Poland
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Founded: 1349-1366
Category: Castles and fortifications in Poland

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Gaurav Dhamija (15 months ago)
Super place
Michael (16 months ago)
Medieval teutonic castle but nowadays this is a school
Ela Kluczkowska (3 years ago)
Amazing historical place
Ivan Sipocz (3 years ago)
Nice brick castle to visit. There was a restaurant inside with simple but great food - now closed for renewal.
אבי וייס (3 years ago)
It is not a place that i would go especially to see . It is very simple and there are lot like this
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