Będzin Castle

A historical castle in Poland.

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The Będzin Castle is a castle in Będzin town in southern Poland. The stone castle dates to the 14th century, and is predated by a wooden fortification that was constructed in the 11th century. It served as a military outpost on the southwestern border of the Kingdom of Poland.

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Reasons to visit Będzin Castle

  • The castle has a large collection of weapons, armor, and other exhibits.
  • For an additional fee, you can enter the Castle tower and enjoy the views from the top of it.
  • A number of viewpoints are available around the castle.
  • In the castle shop you can buy swords, crossbows, shields, magnets, and other souvenirs.
  • There is a Mieroszewski palace and a small park near the castle.
  • It is one of the castles on the Trail of the Eagles' Nests.
  • In 1364 the castle was visited by Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Frequently asked questions about Będzin Castle

Why is Będzin Castle worth visiting?
  • The castle has a large collection of weapons, armor, and other exhibits.
  • For an additional fee, you can enter the Castle tower and enjoy the views from the top of it.
  • A number of viewpoints are available around the castle.
  • In the castle shop you can buy swords, crossbows, shields, magnets, and other souvenirs.
  • There is a Mieroszewski palace and a small park near the castle.
  • It is one of the castles on the Trail of the Eagles' Nests.
  • In 1364 the castle was visited by Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor.
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