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Beautiful Castle Ruins on your way from Tallinn to Tartu

We drove from Tallinn to Tartu and about 60km(38 miles) before Tartu, decided to take a little spin... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Halkidis
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Southwest Finland, Finland
Pleasant stop

There isn't a huge amount to see in Poltsamaa but there are the castle walls alongside the river, a... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2014
PhilipRylah
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United Kingdom
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24 Jun 2018
“Beautiful Castle Ruins on your way from Tallinn to Tartu”
9 Aug 2014
“Pleasant stop”
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Poltsamaa's stone fortress was constructed on the banks of the river in 1272. Between 1570 and 1578 it was the residence of Livonia's King Magnus. Repeatedly pillages, the castle was rebuilt by Woldemar Johann von Lauw in the 18th century as a grand...more
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Lossi 1, Poltsamaa 48103, Estonia
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

We drove from Tallinn to Tartu and about 60km(38 miles) before Tartu, decided to take a little spin in Poltsamaa. There is less than 5000 people, so not so much to see or do, but still couple of beautiful churches, nice riverfront and then this...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2014

There isn't a huge amount to see in Poltsamaa but there are the castle walls alongside the river, a park, and a couple of decent restaurants / cafes making this for us a pleasant lunch stop on the way to Tallinn from Tartu. We ate...More

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