next morning enroute to visit Malbork

next morning enroute to visit Malbork

Malbork Castle - Marienburg - : Built from 1276 on by the Teutonic lnights and headquarter of the order for 150 years. 3 rings of defence walls and strengyhened with dungeons and towers. The castle spread over 21ha making it the largest fortress built in the middle ages. The fortress now operates as a museum - unfortunately closed on monday, our visiting day...

Malbork Castle - Marienburg - : Built from 1276 on by the Teutonic lnights and headquarter of the order for 150 years. 3 rings of defence walls and strengyhened with dungeons and towers. The castle spread over 21ha making it the largest fortress built in the middle ages. The fortress now operates as a museum - unfortunately closed on monday, our visiting day...

over the drawbridge

over the drawbridge

entrance through 5 iron-barred doors

entrance through 5 iron-barred doors

courtyard of the middle casle

courtyard of the middle casle

4 grand masters of the Teutonic Order

4 grand masters of the Teutonic Order

bridge under construction to the High Castle

bridge under construction to the High Castle

Blessed Virgin Mary coronation - 14th century

Blessed Virgin Mary coronation - 14th century

resting place of all the Grand Masters of the Teutonic Order

resting place of all the Grand Masters of the Teutonic Order

Archangel Michael killing a snake-dragon

Archangel Michael killing a snake-dragon