Kostrzyn Fortress

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Country: Poland Region:
lubuskie
Town:
Kostrzyn
Category:

building

Recommended for children from the following age groups:
  • 3-7
  • 7-12
  • 12-16

Kostrzyn Fortress (German: Festung Küstrin) - a set of fortifications built and operated between the fifteenth and twentieth century in Kostrzyn and its surroundings. At the same time it is the biggest attractions of Kostrzyn.

In the eighties of the nineteenth century Kostrzyn became a fortress - around the city a ring forts has been established:

  •   Fort Czarnów
  •   Fort Gorgast
  •   Fort Sarbinowo
  •   Fort Żabice

They are retained in varying degree to the present day.

When visiting the fortress is worth noting the bastions of the fortress, Chyżańska Gate, Berlin Gate, and the ruins of the castle and of the church.

In September 2012, a large part of the fortress was renovated, namely Philip's Bastion, the promenade and the Bastion of Brandenburg.

In 2013, a museum will open in Bastion Philip.

Kostrzyn Fortress

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Adress:

Muzeum Twierdzy Kostrzyn, ul. Chyżańska, 48 66-470 Kostrzyn nad Odrą

Opening days and hours:

24 h

Tickets adults:
individuals - free of charge
Tickets children:
individuals - free of charge

Additional information:

Admission fees must be paid prior to visiting at the Tourist Information Point at the Gate of Berlin or at the premises of the Directorate of the Museum,  Graniczna street no. 1

E-mail:

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Phone:

+48 95 752 23 60

Source:

Wikipedia http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twierdza_Kostrzyn; http://www.muzeum.kostrzyn.pl

Updated on

Friday, 17 May 2013

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