Discover Malbork Castle, one of the most valuable monuments of Polish architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the history of the Teutonic Order and explore the largest Gothic fortress in Europe.
On this 5-hour tour, a qualified guide will share with you the most interesting stories relating to Malbork Castle. The tour includes sightseeing the 14th-century Palace of the Grand Master which at one time was the residence of the so-called Grand Master of the Teutonic Order, visiting St. Mary's Church, watching the castle’s various permanent and temporary exhibitions like collection of weaponry, armor, flags and enormous Amber Museum.
In 1274, over 40 years after the Prussian conquests, the Teutonic Order started building Malbork Castle. It had gradually become the most important edifice for the Teutonic Knights – it was the headquarters of the Teutonic Master, and hence the capital of the entire Teutonic State.
Malbork Castle, beautifully situated by the River Nogat, is currently considered to be the biggest gothic fortress in Europe and an example of the medieval defense architecture. In 1997 it was entered on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list, and it is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and significant monuments in Poland.