Malbork's castle in Poland

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It’s likely easier to shield a castle from actual intruders than it is to defend its reputation. At least that’s the case for a few fortresses scattered throughout Europe which are in the running for the title of “world’s largest castle,” including Malbork Castle in northern Poland.

A tour of the world’s largest castle in Malbork, Poland

It’s likely easier to shield a castle from actual intruders than it is to defend its reputation. At least that’s the case for a few fortresses scattered throughout Europe which are in the running for the title of “world’s largest castle,” including Malbork Castle in northern Poland.

Malbork castle,Poland. Malbork became more important in the aftermath of the Teutonic Knights' conquest of Gdańsk (Danzig) and Pomerania in 1308. The Order's administrative centre was moved to Malbork from Elbląg (Elbing). The Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights, Siegfried von Feuchtwangen, who arrived in Malbork from Venice, undertook the next phase of the fortress' construction.

Deciding to make Malbork (then called Marienburg) their capital in theTeutonic Knights kicked off a rush of property development, exp.

Malbork, Poland ~ The Castle in Malbork was built in Prussia by the Teutonic Order as an Ordensburg. The Order named it Marienburg, literally "Mary's Castle". The town which grew around it was also named Marienburg, but since 1945 it is again, after 173 years, part of Poland and known as Malbork. The castle is a classic example of a medieval fortress, and is the world’s largest brick gothic castle.

Castle in Malbork was built in Prussia by the Teutonic Order as an Ordensburg. The castle is a classic example of a medieval fortress, and is the world’s largest brick Gothic castle.

Malbork Castle, Poland ~ the largest castle in the world by surface area, and the largest brick building in Europe.

Malbork Castle, Poland, was built from before 1280 to 1406 as the headquarters of the Teutonic Order of Crusader knights. It is the largest castle in the world by surface area, and the largest brick building in Europe. (Photograph by Andrzej Plichta.

Malbork Castle, Poland (GPS: 54.039841, 19.027875) - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malbork_Castle

Malbork Castle - is the largest castle in the world by surface area, and the largest brick building in Europe. It was built in Prussia by the Teutonic Knights, a German Roman Catholic religious order of crusaders, in a form of an Ordensburg fortress.

Malbork Castle, Poland

Malbork Castle - Poland - the largest castle in the world by surface area, and the largest brick building in Europe.

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In November, we visited the largest medieval brick castle and fortress in the world. Where: in northern Poland, city of Malbork T.

Toilet tower at Malbork Castle in Poland.    A stream that ran under the tower swept the waste away.

Toilet tower at Malbork Castle in Poland. A stream that ran under the tower swept the waste away.

Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork

The Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork, Poland. It is a classic example of medieval fortresses and built in the typical style of northern German Brick Gothic. On its completion in 1406 it was the largest brick castle in the world.

(Open RP, Nathaniel) I was walking through the hallway exploring when I bump into you

Malbork Castle- I DEF felt like a princess going through this castle!

The Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork, located in the Polish town of Malbork, is the largest castle in the world measured by land area

The Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork, located in the Polish town of Malbork, is the largest castle in the world measured by land area

Fresco in the Malbork castle Poland - Malbork Castle Teutonic Order, Poland is the largest castle in the world by area and the largest brick building in Europe. The castle was built in Prussia by the Teutonic Knights, a German Roman Catholic religious order of crusaders as a fortress of the order #fresco#castle#malbork#poland#prussia#teutonicknights#europe#medieval#medievalcastle#interior#architecture

Fresco in the Malbork castle Poland - Malbork Castle Teutonic Order, Poland is the largest castle in the world by area and the largest brick building in Europe. The castle was built in Prussia by the Teutonic Knights, a German Roman Catholic religious order of crusaders as a fortress of the order #fresco#castle#malbork#poland#prussia#teutonicknights#europe#medieval#medievalcastle#interior#architecture

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