Stary Dzierzgon Castle Ruins

Stary Dzierzgon, Poland

Stary Dzierzgoń was one of the first Teutonic fortresses in the territory of Prussia.The castle was built in 1234 on the site of a Prussian stronghold. It was devastated in 1243 and abandoned in 1247 when the Teutonic Order moved its seat to the brand new castle in nearby Dzierzgoń. The outline of the moat and the embankments are the only remains of the fortress.

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Founded: 1234
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Poland

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Tomasz (2 years ago)
When visiting the Teutonic castles, we cannot forget about the castle in Przezmark, which was built in the 14th century on the order of the then commander of the Dzierzgoń Luther of Braunschweig. To this day, one of the towers has been preserved in very good condition, and we can visit it for free (if we want, we can of course leave a donation) and learn a lot of interesting information from a family member who owns the facility. There are many interesting exhibitions in the tower. Really worth. The visit takes about 30 minutes. The navigation did not take me to the castle itself. Coming from the direction of Stary Dzierzgoń we have to turn into the inner road and there we have a small green area where we can leave our car. I recommend.
Monika Wilczynska (3 years ago)
Very little know but an amazing place being brought back to life by lovely owners that will give you all the info and show every nook of this castle.
Michael (3 years ago)
Abadoned medieval-teutonic castle in Przezmark
Adi Kominek (4 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 (4 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
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