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Tykocin Castle

ul. Puchalskiego 3, Tykocin 16-080, Poland
+48 85 718 73 72
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Famous castle, place where King Sigismund of Poland died (his Italian wife Queen Bona also stayed... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2017
AdamGdansk
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Gdansk, Poland
5 year old castle :)

Brand new castle, with 600 years of history! Available with guided trips. Definitely worth to step... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
GolMarcin
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Torun, Poland
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7 Aug 2016
“5 year old castle :)”
26 Jul 2016
“Being renovated”
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ul. Puchalskiego 3, Tykocin 16-080, Poland
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

Famous castle, place where King Sigismund of Poland died (his Italian wife Queen Bona also stayed here), destroyed by the Russian army in the 19th century, now almost fully rebuilt. Really good restaurant - haute cuisine!

Thank AdamGdansk
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Brand new castle, with 600 years of history! Available with guided trips. Definitely worth to step in.

Thank GolMarcin
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Worth a 10 min stop - to complete the amazing history of Tykocin and area... In combination with the Church and the synagogue gives an amazing insight into Polish history.

Thank Agnes_DC
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Although the castle has just more than 10 years, its origins dates back to XVI century. Hardly anyone knows, that the Tykocin Castle can boast about interesting history - this is the place, where Polish king Zygmunt August met Barbara Radziwiłł, giving the beginning to...More

2  Thank Ewa G
Reviewed 17 August 2015

this is a nice castle, nothing more. location is nice, and tower have great view. we came in Saterday so no english tours were available.

Thank tom308
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Fascinating history, told by a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. A place worth visiting. The entrance fee is about $3 per person which includes about 30 min guided tour.

Thank Antypody
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Although the castle is essentially "new" (rebuilt over the last 15 years) it dates back over 500 years. Get a view of how important the history of Tykocin was as part of the Poland-Lithuanian Republic. The guide spoke excellent English too.

1  Thank Dan G
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Who knew there was so much interesting history in this place?! I come from nearby and never knew about this place or its history. The castle is a reconstruction and privately owned. The tour is about half an hour and the tour guide is phenomenal,...More

Thank GingerGinny
Reviewed 20 September 2013

This is a reconstruction of the 16th gothic century royal castle of the King of Poland and the Grand Duke of Lithuania Sigismund Augustus. We were guided through the underground with exhibition, the collection of weapons, lounge with the biggest tiled stove, courtyard, tower, and...More

2  Thank Lech S
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