This architectural complex, the Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork or simply Malbork Castle is considered as the largest castle in the world by its surface area, and the largest brick building in Europe. As you see in the picture, it is situated on the Nogat, a delta branch of the Wisła.
For us, traveling by bus from Ukraine through Poland to Scandinavia, this place was the first that gave us many bright impressions. Previous city, Gdansk, also was very interesting, but unfortunately, the weather there was much worse than in Malbork.
GPS coordinates: 54.041845 Lat, 19.024984 Long, 5 m
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lousat (89778) 2013-09-05 3:03
HHi Sergiy,spectacular total view whit the best details and colors,i nevver hear that this is the most large,your post is very interesting and made whit the usual top quality,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
saxo042 (37794) 2013-09-05 3:59
This is indeed a very impressive castle! The colours of the roofs look good against the green surroundings. Any pictures from Sweden or Norway soon?
pajaran (59483) 2013-09-05 4:49
Dobar dan, popodne.
Interesantan tekst o dvorcu, sa datim podacima.
Lep pogled ...
Dobra kompozicija i perspektiva, lepe boje.
Dobar rad, lepo pokazano mesto i dvorac od crvene cigle.
Lepo popodne i sve najbolje.
Good afternoon, this afternoon.
An interesting article about the castle, with the given data.
Nice view ...
Good composition and perspective, beautiful colors.
Good work, nice place and shown the red brick castle.
A lovely castle.
Nice afternoon and all the best.
danos (96706) 2013-09-05 4:53
a really great castle with the lot of its constructions to make the image unique.I like the excellent presentation as the light and colour management as enhance the beauty of it.
limielski (0) 2013-09-05 5:12
Myslałem, że Carcasonne jest najwieksza twierdzą obronna w Europie i tak sie powszechnie uważa, ale moze niesłusznie (?)
Dobre ujęcie - byłem tam przed laty.
I think Carcassonne in France is the largest Castle in Europe.Very good POV . I was there a few years ago.
You can see the Castle on the Google Street View
macjake (67012) 2013-09-05 8:05
haha...I see you went to Malbork!! I was here last year.
what an amazing castle! its absolutely huge and its fun to see all that red brick color dominate the landscape.
When I was there the weather didn't co-operate fully, but seems like you had a nice warm day.
excellent lighting conditions.
fine photo all around
cornejo (41337) 2013-09-05 11:56
Hello Sergiy, great photograph of this interesting castle, well composed and captured in this beautiful image with good sharpness, light and color. Very good and interesting job well done, congratulations. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good night and happy weekend.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
zoomer (6) 2013-09-06 11:51
Hi, great well detailed photo of this most interesting castle.It must be one of the most beautiful castles also.I like the setting of it,best regards Wolf.
jhm (151414) 2013-09-07 0:34
Thank you very much for the different links where still more see of the castle.
Your picture is very well made with a lovely view about the area, nice panoramic view.
Excellent composition, pleasant colours.
Sharpness and clarity make these picture nice.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
serp2000 (43798) 2013-09-07 2:17
Да нет, архитектура это тоже интересно. Я был тут год назад, но был вдохновлен работами нашего Грааля. Да, впечатляет замок своими размерами и историей.
ourania (44276) 2013-09-07 12:00
this is a unique castle, not only for its size but also for its layout and elegant and unusual architecture. I like very much the sense of depth you've created and the pleasant view over the river. Clarity is excellent, the view to the opposite bank is very attractive and interesting, with many eye-catching details and a strong sense of mystery. You've managed the light and the colours superbly. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a great Sunday,
npecanhuk (74814) 2013-09-08 10:20
It must be very interesting to visit such large Castle!
It certainly looks beautiful and so does this picture!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, horizontal format, chosen pov and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
mirosu (16041) 2013-09-09 0:18
Outstanding view to nice "red" castle. I like the composition with the water in front, well framed in landscape format. The light, clarity and colors are superb. Well done. Greetings, Miro.
nikkitta (17066) 2013-09-09 18:09
Never see or know about this so large castle, all made with bricks, it will be interesting to add how long it is along the river
Like the panoramic view, well composed with the vegetation at the FG
Also the castle with towers and red roofs looks impressive
Well done, congrats
Sonata11 (33763) 2013-09-09 18:59
We have very similar picture of this amazing castle in Malbork. I think almost from the same spot. I like you POV and DOF as well great. Beautiful architecture of this huge castle. Wonderful executed image with fantastic management of light, colors, sharpness, great clarity. Beautiful job. Tfs.
All the best and have a great day,
krzychu30 (15512) 2013-09-10 1:33
magnificent panramic capture of the Castle in Malbork.I´ve been there many,many years ago,but your capture evokes beautiful memory of this visit.
It´s perfectly composed,framed and executed.I´m also delighted how excellently you could benefit from the light to bring out all details and to affect the color scheme in a so captivating way.
Have a nice day
mkamionka (35820) 2013-09-12 8:38
beautiful classic view of Malbork Castle. I had a pleasure to visit it but I was not that lucky with the weather and it was in the pre digital times.
I would love to have this view in my collection too. Great POV. Good use of the vegetation to add a nice foreground. The river has a pleasant rough surface adding to the impression.
adores (45029) 2013-09-17 16:25
It seems really huge, beautiful and the red bricks make it very eye catching. The opposite bank seems a good pov to take a photo. I like it with the little boat there. Seems a very calm place.
jmdias (63370) 2013-10-02 17:32
excellent use of the colors here. I liked the way you build the compo in strips. nice sample of architecture. the contrast between reds and the landscape is fantastic.
PS: I arrived from Africa few hours ago.
- Copyright: Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) (16134)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-07-14
- Categories: Castles, Architecture
- Camera: SONY DSC-W200
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/500 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Being Charmed by Beauty
- Date Submitted: 2013-09-05 2:48