The Royal Castle is a former royal castle situated in Poznan, Poland. It dates back to the 13th century and the reign of Przemysl I. The castle was developed from the 13th century and by the start of the 14th century it was the largest non-ecclesiastical building in Poland. The castle was largely damaged during World War Two and has only partially been rebuilt to what you see today. But it is still one of the most grand buildings in the city and one with royal history. The castles tower has an observation deck that provides views over the city.
The castle is situated near the Old Town area of Poznan. Take the 3, 4, 8 or 17 trams to ‘Pl. Wielkopolski’ which is a short walk away. The 248 bus also stops a short walk away.
Opening Times and Admission
The castle is open six days of the week, Tuesday to Thursday 9am-3pm, Friday 12pm-9pm and Saturdays and Sunday 11am-6pm. It is closed on Mondays. Admission is set at 12PLN for adults and 8PLN for concessions, on Tuesdays admission is free.