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Ciechanow Castle (Zamek w Ciechanowie)

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It was built at the end of 14th century by Mazovian Duke Janusz. It has towers located in the four... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2017
Lech K
Flat spot castle

This twin-turreted fortification claims to be one of the few in Europe which doesn't stand on a... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
bryanedwin
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

It was built at the end of 14th century by Mazovian Duke Janusz. It has towers located in the four corners of the castle walls that are 10 metre high. Due to frequent reconstructions and expansions, it has constantly changed its shape. In the 15th...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Lech K
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This twin-turreted fortification claims to be one of the few in Europe which doesn't stand on a hill. Instead it sits on water meadows - on the other side of a river from a brewery. Maybe invaders used to get so plastered before crossing the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is quite an unusual castle, built on a flat terrain, while all other castles I can think of are built on hills… This is why some bright historians think it wasn’t a king’s castle, at least not at the beginning, it was rather a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Cool looking castle. Just a short walk from the Main Street. Didn't get a chance to go inside but I heard it costs about €3

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Jareth K
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The castle was right near our hotel and so we walked there to have a look. Its very nice and inspiring.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

We only viewed the castle from the outside since our days were spent elsewhere, but it is a lovely local site in the evening.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank melange1
Reviewed 10 June 2016

When in the Ciechanow area of Poland, a stop at the castle, dating back to the 14th century, is worth the time. The castle is within easy walking distance of the center of the city and there is plenty of parking available.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Good place to see :) Place full of history recently been renowated. very close to town centre. lots of carpark space just by castle

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank jaro76
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Nice, renovated castle. As I was said, not very popular among locals, although they really try to activate local community. Partly interactive with many additional displays. Not for toddlers (too many high stairs), but should be more interesting for a little bit older children. Economic...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

This castle is full of history, especially WWII. Read up on in before you go. There is a fun interactive area and for young kids and adults, there are some fun games and their is a screen to send emails to place you in the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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