Lyckå Castle Ruins

Lyckeby, Sweden

Lyckå (Lyckeby) Castle was built in 1545-1560 according the order of Kristian III of Denmark. It replaced a small castle manor and was purposed against the rebellious peasants. Battles between Denmark and Sweden were fought in Lyckå in 1507 and 1564. The castle was demolished in 1600 after Lyckå lost its city privileges to Kristianopel. Kristian IV of Denmark ordered to use castle stones to build new fortifications in Kristianopel. Today foundations of castle and two corner towers remain.



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Verkövägen, Lyckeby, Sweden
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Founded: 1545-1560
Category: Ruins in Sweden
Historical period: Early Vasa Era (Sweden)


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Angelica Sylvén (2 years ago)
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Mysig slottsruin perfekt för en picknick när vädret tillåter
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Esther Daniel-Henriksson (4 years ago)
Historic place not specifically interesting but pleasant and quiet.
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