Hotel Pod Lwem
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We had breakfast in a cafe in the town square before catching the train to the town of Malbork which took 45 minutes. Lucky dad can speak Polish the polish train stations are very confusing. The train was like the Harry Potter train with your own cabin. The train travelled through fields and small towns. Malbork castle is the largest gothic castle in the world with 21 hectares of buildings - the largest brick structure ...
... br> The wars weren't very kind to Malbork, but the castle has been restored in an impressive fashion. The courtyards, bridges and endless rooms are filled with relics and museums providing a glimpse of a time where bigger was better and steel was king.
The entrance ticket comes with a choice of either doing a guided group tour or of simply using ...
... Order for centuries. Many great leaders of the Catholic order resided there. Also many battles took place there. A lot of the information was about the restoration after World War II. So much damage was done to the building they were thinking about complete destroying it and starting from scratch but when there are paintings from the 13th century inside, that just is not an option. They have done a beautiful job with the restoration but I wish they would have left some of the ...
... to provide blankets for their outdoor clients. This restaurant was no exception, and on a chilly rainy night a nice warm fleece blanket is a great comfort. We had to be careful because our last tram was at 2116! It's a while since either of us had to get the last train home. We made it and rumbled off back to the campsite. Then before bed, we decide to risk all and have a glass of Moldovan wine. Just what the doctor ordered? Mileage ...
I went to the castle and I spent 5 hours there it is completely fantastic. As I was going for breakfast I meet the couple I was on the guided tour with in Gdansk the day before.
I have had a bad dose of food poisoning which is a complete downer when travelling. The trouble is in the evening there is only the resaurant ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility