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Castle of Warmian Bishops in Olsztyn

Closes in 11 min: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Beatiful setting

The castle is a beautiful building, a large, but not huge brownish-red palace with a magnificent... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2017
Mira V
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Smarje Pri Jelsah, Slovenia
Expected more castle and less ....

We visited the castle museum and some moments to share: one will have a so called "guide" to... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2016
Märt K
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Tallinn, Estonia
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Zamkowa 2, Olsztyn 10-074, Poland
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

This fourteenth-century Gothic castle is very pleasant and easy to visit. The museum collection is interesting especially the exhibits dedicated to Copernicus. The famous astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was by far the most well-known administrator of this castle but many other famous Poles stayed there too....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed September 6, 2017

There's several parts to see here all arranged around a large courtyard. Big brick built tower on one side, great views from the top, old granary and administration building opposite. Includes a piece of wall painting by Copernicus himself from his 5 years spent here.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tim T
Reviewed August 24, 2017

The castle is a beautiful building, a large, but not huge brownish-red palace with a magnificent tower. The exhibition inside is quite interesting, mostly about the life and work of Copernicus, but there are also remnants of ancient times that were excavated in the vicinity....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mira V
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Castle looks very interesting outside, with tower, high walls and beuatifull yard. However, during my visit tower was close for visitors. Castle has great position, high on the river bank and very close to the main square of Olsztyn.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank DejanNS72
Reviewed November 24, 2016

As great part of the places in Poland, also here is possible to see ancient evidence of Copernicus life in this castle, in particular some inscription on the wall of the castle. The visit is suggested both for the palace itself that for a exhibition...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed November 1, 2016

We visited the castle museum and some moments to share: one will have a so called "guide" to accompany Your visit. No real language skills, at least this guide we had. We expected more castle visit than the mixed exposition of archaeological findings, Nicolaus Copernicus...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Märt K
Reviewed September 1, 2016

After visiting many European castles, this one seems smaller in size, however, it is just as beautiful and interesting. If you love Copernicus, this place is a must to see. Many wonderful exhibits.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Kasia Z
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Beautiful castle to experience some history. It does not take long to look around and the view from the castle tower is wonderful.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Grete N
Reviewed July 21, 2016

If you interested in history, religions or old design it might be fun for you. Museum is pretty small and it takes you maximum a couple of hours to visit.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank T0urist7
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Good for hitrory lovers and people interested in Copernicus. Cool things aorund the castle to get some idea about astronomy.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Magdalena P
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