Szczecin Chrobry Embankment (Waly Chrobrego)
Szczecin Facades at ul. Sienna in the Old Town
Szczecin Castle of the Pomeranian Dukes
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Castle of the Pomeranian Dukes

Castle of the Pomeranian DukesThe first wooden residence for the rulers of Pomerania was first erected here in the 13th century, on a hill along the Odra River. More than 100 years later Barnim III made it a building of stone. The Pomeranian Duke's Castle (Zamek Książąt Pomorskich) was then continuously expanded. In the 16th century the castle was completely refurbished by Duke Johan Friedrich and did it get its current Renaissance style, In the following centuries the castle was expanded a few more times, until the end of the 19th century. In World War II it was badly damaged and since then the castle is undergoing continious reconstructions.
Nowadays it is pretty much back in its former glory, with four wings surrounding the inner courtyard and a fifth wing that houses the Castle Museum.
Worth seeing is also the clock tower, which has an impressive astronomical clock from 1693 and provides a nice view over the city. In the basement of the Odra Wing the crypts of some of the Pomeranian Dukes are located.
The castle currently houses a museum, the local opera as well as various cultural institutions and gastronomy.

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