Imperial Castle (Zamek) is a palace in the Polish city of Poznan. The palace was built in 1910 under the German rule of William II German Emperor. It was constructed under the direction of Franz Schwechten. The palace was built to a Neo-Romanesque style, it is as impressive on the inside as it is on the outside. Since its completion it has been used as Government offices, firstly for Germany and then for Poland, its main purpose in the current day is a cultural centre with theatrical performances and concerts being held at the palace frequently.
The palace is situated in the city centre of Poland. It is a 10-minute walk away from the city’s main train station. The 2, 5, 13 and 15 trams stop outside of the palace at the ‘Zamek’ stop. The 232, 233, 235 and 248 buses all stop outside of the palace.
Opening Times and Admission
The building is open daily, 10am-10pm. You can enter the building for free, but many parts of the building are restricted. If you want to have a look around the whole building then guided tours are available in English at a cost of 150PLN.