Tolstejn Castle Ruins

Varnsdorf, Czech Republic

The Tolštejn Castle (now reduced to ruins) was built in 1278 as part of the Zittau region's defense structure. George of Poděbrady ordered the castle to be seized shortly after the Hussite Wars and after many conflicts, the Tolštejn dominion was taken by 1471 by two Saxon princes, Ernest and Albrecht. During the Thirty Years War, the army of the Austrian Emperor occupied the castle. In 1607, the Swedish General Wrangel laid siege and burned down the castle.



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Founded: 1278
Category: Castles and fortifications in Czech Republic

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