Insterburg Castle

Kaliningrad Region

Around 1km north of Chernyakhovsk’s train and bus stations, the ruins of this castle are watched over by an eccentric hippie artist who has set up his studio-gallery inside the castle’s remaining structure. You’ll also find a good photo and text display, in Russian and German, on the area’s history. Medieval fencing matches by the local knights’ club are held here occasionally during the summer.

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