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Wikipedia: The Castle in Malbork (Polish: Zamek w Malborku, German: Marienburg) is the largest castle in the world by area. It was built in Prussia by the Teutonic Knights, a German Roman Catholic religious order of crusaders, in a form of an Ordensburg fortress. The Order named it Marienburg (Mary's Castle). The town which grew around it was also named Marienburg.

The castle is a classic example of a medieval fortress, and on its completion in 1406 was the world's largest brick Gothic castle. UNESCO designated the "Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork" and its Museum as the World Heritage Site in December 1997. It is one of two World Heritage Sites in the region with origins in the Teutonic Order. The other is the "Medieval Town of Toruń", founded in 1231 as the site of the castle Thorn (Toruń).

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Comments (11)

Adam Welber on April 14, 2011

Please see in Large for best view

Jaroslaw Miklasz on April 14, 2011


pinin33 on April 14, 2011

Una imagen llena de contraste, con un tratamiento agresivo y una composicion que te obliga, no se si a salir o a entrar por la puerta, ayudado por las lineas del suelo. Bravo.

Klaus Dimter on April 16, 2011

Excellent view... very good in b/w... like

Best regards from Berlin. Klaus

AngelUzquiza on April 16, 2011

Wonderful work, Adam!

LIKe 4 and FV

Best regards,


kevin mcvay on April 16, 2011

Beautiful B+W shot ..

Alireza Javaheri on April 19, 2011
  • Nice shot & beautiful photo - LIKE - A-J
mesut ünal on April 23, 2011

Es ist ein Sehr schönes foto.

Gefält mir.


greetings Mesut Ünal

Christos Theodorou on April 25, 2011

Perfect !!!!!! – Nothing more to say ! - Best regards from Athens

ch. bebessi on April 29, 2011

Absolutely superb, LIKE, greetings, charles

jose fernandez on January 6, 2012

Really Great shot!-

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on April 14, 2011
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Adam Welber
    • Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
    • Taken on 2011/04/11 12:07:33
    • Exposure: 0.050s (1/20)
    • Focal Length: 17.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash