Best Places to Visit: Malbork Castle

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Best Places to Visit: Malbork Castle

Malbork Castle is the most complete and elaborate example of the Gothic Brick castle complex. The spectacular fortress was founded in the 13th century by the Theutonic Order who carried out crusades against the pagan Prussians. Nowadays the castle is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. The castle was continuous under construction for nearly 230 years and is the largest castle in the world by surface area and the largest brick building in Europe.

Malbork castle is situated only 1 hour drive from Gdansk. So when you plan your trip to Gdansk, don’t forget to visit this medieval masterpiece.

Opening hours:
High season (from 15 of April to 15 of September): Castle Museum is open 9.00–20.00. The exhibition rooms and the castle interiors close one hour earlier (at 19.00). The box-office is opened from 8.30–19.30.

Low season (from 16 of September to 14 of April): Castle Museum is open 10.00-17.00. Exhibits

Closed:
Mondays, 25th of December 1st of January and selected public holidays. You will be able to get to the castle grounds when the museum is closed.

Admission:
Adults 19.- PLN (€ 4,75 / 3,80 GBP), reduced ticket (children up to 7 years old, school youth, students) 12.- PLN (€ 3,-/ 2,40 GBP)

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