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Rakvere Castle

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Open Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Pleasant surprise!!

We went from Tallinn to a place to spot wildlife. On our way we had to stop for food and drinks. We... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Robin S
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One of the best conserved medieval castles in whole Baltic area. A must-visit-place when you're... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ivars K
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“torture chamber”(18 reviews)
“sword fights”(4 reviews)
Medieval adventure! If you come to visit us you will arrive to the 16th century! We have a thematic park where children and grownups can enjoy the day, wear knight and warrior clothes, play games and study the life of medieval people. One of the...more
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| Vallimagi, Rakvere 44307, Estonia
+372 5333 8160
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went from Tallinn to a place to spot wildlife. On our way we had to stop for food and drinks. We choose Rakvere to replenish our supllies. We saw an old castle up the hill and had some time to kill, so we hiked...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice castle to visit but the entrance fee is quite high, which might be worth it if you check out all the "shows".

Thank George A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best conserved medieval castles in whole Baltic area. A must-visit-place when you're somewhere around.

Thank Ivars K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a stop on our shore excursion in Tallinn, and turned out to be a lot of fun. It's the ruins of a medieval castle which caters to local school groups which get to don knight apparent and joust, etc. We had a great...More

Thank Jacquie W
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Traveling through the Baltics we passed Rakvere on our way to Tallinn.. we didn't have enough time to experience the castle and the hands on demontrations of the various trades.. especially appreciated the all-ages proof quiz on sexuality in medieval times.. make sure you have...More

Thank HagueKing
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Definitely worth the pleasant, one-hour drive from Tallinn. Start off with a picture by the world famous 7-ton Tarvas (Rakvere's bull)! [for more information: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g274957-d3533836-Reviews-Tarvas_Sculpture-Rakvere_Laane_Viru_County.html) This is a great place to bring the kiddos. Have them get dressed up, grab a sword and engage in...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

Well worth a visit to see this restored gem! A lots has been rebuilt and a lot is what was there originally. The whole castle is really a theme park now, with lots of history that covers the past centuries. When we we there they...More

Thank ColinD1308
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful historical place. I spent about more than two hours there and walked around the castle from all sides and didn't want to leave. In the castle you will dive into another era and the local people will tell and show how...More

Thank Evgesha06
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

There was plenty of program, with swordfighting, farm animals, cannon shooting etc. Nice scenery from top of the castle, with steep stairs.

Thank Aleksi99
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Nice place to walk around and see how the life was in castles - they have costumes, activities, animals there.

Thank Ella K
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