Sobowidz Castle Ruins

Sobowidz, Poland

Sobowidz Castle was built in the second half of 14th century by the Teutonic Order. During the Polish–Lithuanian–Teutonic War it was conquered by Polish, but later returned to Teutonic Order. The castle was mainly destroyed in 1454 when Teutonic Knights surrended. In the 16th century the castle was rebuilt to Governor palace, but it was again destroyed by Swedish army in the 17th century and demolished in 19th century. The current red-brick building was built after that. Today Gothic basement, moat and parts of the wall remain of medieval castle.

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