• Address: 72-400 Kamień Pomorski


  • Location:

    Kamień Pomorski, the vicinity of Kamień Lagoon, Katedralny Square.


The construction of the defensive walls around the town began in the first half of the 14th century. The cathedral chapter had its own fortifications, but only a few sections have survived to this day. The material from the dismantled walls was used for building houses.

The construction of the system of defensive walls surrounding Kamień Pomorski was began in the first half of the 14th century after the attack of the Brandenburgians, who burnt down the town. Eight defensive towers were built – three of them were situated from Kamień Lagoon. From the direction of land, the town was protected by a wall with five towers and two moats from the south. The cathedral and chapter buildings had their own fortifications – their fragments survived to the present times. The remnants of Brama Katedralna [the Cathedral Gate] and Brama Kapitulna [the Chapter Gate] can be seen.

Some well-preserved remnants of old city fortifications are located near the Lagoon – it is Furta Maślana [the Butter Gate] together with a passage in the wall and Brama Wolińska [the Wolin Gate] with a tower. The remaining fragments of the defensive walls were pulled down in the 19th and in the early 20th century and the building material was used for a construction of houses.



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