We wanted to discover another Malbork, and we found… Biskupin, say discoverers of the late medieval castle in Żelechów (Mazowieckie). It was the seat of the noble Ciołek family; its wooden elements have been preserved to this day.
The search for the castle in Żelechów lasted several years. Historians knew from a few mentions that there used to be a stronghold in this area in the Middle Ages. Now – thanks to the use of air laser scanning and other methods that do not even require driving the blade into the ground – they precisely located the lost structure. It is located north-west of the Żelechów market square, near fishponds.
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