Przezmark Castle Ruins

Przezmark, Poland

The construction of the Przezmark castle started at the beginning of the 1300s continued until c. 1350. In the next centuries the stronghold was repeatedly converted because it was adjusted to new functions: the seat of a commune head, a prosecuting attorney and a convent. Since the beginning of the 16th century the castle belonged to the bishops of Pomesania as to later come into hands of the families of von Egmon and von Verdte. After the period of the private owners, came the period, in which the stronghold performed the function of the seat of the offices to finally decline and to be disassembled in the 18th century The first of the old names of the castle suggests that before the Teutonic times there existed the Prussian merchant settlement. The tower that has survived till our time emerged around 1329 and is called the Prisoner-Of-War Tower.

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Founded: c. 1300
Category: Ruins in Poland

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Anna Sosnowska (2 years ago)
People create the place :) I highly recommend visiting this place. Lovely owners, full of passion and love for this place. I keep my fingers crossed for further development and fulfillment of all plans :)
Adi Kominek (2 years ago)
Well, there is not much left of the Teutonic castle, there is only one tower left, which was very nicely arranged by the owners. Taking into account the condition of the castle in which the owners acquired it, and in what condition it is now, it proves how much heart and money the owners had to invest. A place worth visiting, I am very impressed with how many exhibits have been brought from abroad to make this place look like this.
Kasia Pisarska (2 years ago)
The first time I was in a non-commercial castle. Wlascicel Mr. Ryszard is a very nice man-gentleman with a really great passion. He devoted over 20 years of his own life and money to the renovation of this place, only because it is his passion. At the very end of the tour, you can donate or not (if someone does not want to) a symbolic amount to the piggy bank. And that doesn't happen. Not in these times - it's just a passion and you can feel it every moment and in every word of the owner. Mr. Ryszard shares a lot of historical knowledge. I sincerely recommend! If someone is in the area, I recommend it very much! I personally believe that there are no such places anymore. I greet and encourage you to explore
Marta Ka (2 years ago)
Nice place to visit. It’s for free only if you want to donate few ,,zl,, to owner. Owner took as on the tower and give us a tour.
Marta Listkowska (2 years ago)
If we hadn't got here thanks to our hosts with whom we slept, we would have lost a lot! The great advantage of this place, apart from the fact that it is worth seeing, is the local guide - the owner, Mr. Ryszard. It was thanks to his passion that this castle could come back to life. I am glad that, in addition to the historical values, I was able to get to know the story that someone had a passion, a dream ('Jola let's buy a castle') and followed that voice. I consider the chapel on one of the floors of the tower to be the gem of this place. It perfectly reflects the atmosphere of this place and the Owner's attention to every detail.
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