Czluchow Castle

Czluchow, Poland

Człuchów Castle consists of some of the defence walls and the 46-metre tower. The Człuchów stronghold was built during the 14th Century by the Teutonic Order. The exact date of completion is unknown but it is assumed to be the year 1365. During the history, the castle was considered an unconquerable fortress, and was an important element in the defence system of the monastic State. The glory days of the fortress date were up to the year 1772, when it was taken over by the Prussians, while the city fire of 1793 completed the devastation of the building. In order to rebuild the town, the residents were granted consent to deconstruct the Castle, leaving only the tower and fragments of the defence walls. A neo-gothic Evangelical church was added onto the foundations of the former Castle chapel during the years 1826-1828. This church is associated with one of the mysteries; the lost Amber Chamber, supposedly hidden by the Nazis.

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Pawel Nowak (20 months ago)
Bardzo dobrze przygotowany obiekt do zwiedzania. wejście na wieżę na 3 sposoby..w tym ułatwienia dla niepełnosprawnych - jest tez winda. Niska cena za wejście i zwiedzanie. Pięknie wydany bilet i okolicznościowa pieczątka z zamkiem. Przed samym zamkiem parking. Może wnętrza nie są tak bogate w eksponaty, ale wynagradza to wspaniały widok z wieży na panoramę miasta i okoliczne jeziora! Pozytywne wrażenie dopełnia przemiła obsługa. Gorąco wszystkim polecam.
Piotr Garbacz (2 years ago)
Nice castle
Jakub Zych (3 years ago)
This was the second biggest castle in Poland, unfortunately only part of it is left. Still, looks great with the lake nearby and huge amount of work was put there lately - awesome displays, great museum, totally worth seeing.
krzysztof Olszewski (4 years ago)
Super
Joanna Syske (7 years ago)
I was born in this point
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