Kowalewo Pomorskie Castle Ruins

Kowalewo Pomorskie, Poland

In 1231 the city of Kowalewo was captured by the Teutonic Knights. They soon built a castle, and in 1275 they granted city rights to this developing settlement. After the complete destruction of the city and the castle by the Tatars in 1286, relocation took place, most probably under the conditions of the Chełmno Law. The castle was rebuilt in 1278. Invasions of the Prussians, Tatars, and Lithuanians hastened the decision to build the defensive walls around the Kowalewo in the 14th century. In 1454 the city was invaded by the armies of the Prussia States who formed a rebellion against the Teutonic Knights.

Finally, in 1466 Kowalewo constituted a section of Poland. Since the 15th century in Kowalewo the Magistate Courts and Sejmik of the Chełmno Land had gathered. The city played a role of the local trade and craft center. During 1629, 1655-1657 the city was occupied and plundered by the Swedes, in 1713 by the Russians. In 1772 only 34 houses of the townspeople existed. The city walls were ruined, as well as the castle and church.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Ruins in Poland

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zbigniew krassa (4 months ago)
Very nice officials if you go through the corridor and somehow, it goes asks what you can help and do it. I like the officials are very nice and they are not indifferent to the petition, really tidy everything and clean and above all about such a thing.
Justyna Łukaszewska (2 years ago)
The new building does not fit in with the office, the previous one was nicer. Ladies in the secretary's office, very nice.
krzychukris79 (2 years ago)
A very nice office - dealing with matters in a pleasant and pleasant atmosphere, helpful and professional clerks.
Wieslaw W (2 years ago)
You have to wait indefinitely to answer the phone number provided on the website of the Commune Office, although I was the first to wait
Daria Małek (3 years ago)
Five stars thanks to Mrs. and Mrs. Ewelina Agnieszka from civil and civic rights. With the help of these nice ladies I was able to get a rate express the important thing for me. Both ladies despite my constant phone the whole time they were nice, polite and very, very helpful. I am grateful for the help and I'm glad I came across so knowledgeable staff.
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