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Sigulda, Latvia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Turaida Castle and it’s surrounding park area is a beautiful side trip while visiting Riga. The castle itself is not outstanding but a trip up the tower stairs offers a lovely view of the river and green space below. The entire trip is made worthwhile...More

Thank gmtravellers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Word of warning to anyone shopping for linen scarves in the Castle gift shop: I found the identical linen scarf, which the sales clerk assured me was handmade in Latvia and for which i paid 26€, for sale in Tartu, Estonia, for €12. The linen...More

Thank Katrin S
Reviewed 13 October 2018

The way a castle should look! For the agile there are several quite interesting exhibitions on the different floors in the castle. Close to the fine sculpture garden.

Thank kattullus
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Sigulda is a beautiful town with its marvellous castle. Take time to climb up to the tower with the highest point to admire the view. It is quite a walk from the drop-off and the ground is uneven so best to spend a few hours...More

Thank tulip-cher
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

The Turaida Castle grounds are very well maintained and the castle restoration has been really well done. As with Sigulda castle, the views from the tower are exceptional, especially in Autumn. Allow an hour and a half at least to comfortably wander the exhibitions and...More

Thank SharlsG
Reviewed 28 September 2018

The castle and the surroundings are worth a visit. there are a couple of exhibitions inside. Thera is a church and many gift shops around. Good activity for all ages.

Thank Gul C
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

A beautiful historic site surrounded by nature ! For a very small price you get to experience a small medieval town

Thank Simonette86
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Admission fee is lower after 6pm, because indoor exhibitions are not available in the evening. The park area is quite extensive, very calm place with apple trees and stone sculptures all around. There's also a little memorial place dedicated to the local legend of the...More

Thank Aen_Sirinel
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Lacked grandeur of a castle, needed more information and displays. More like a wimpey build! Not recommended.

Thank caninecompanion
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The castle is in various states of restoration with some parts dating back to the 1500’s and other much newer restorations. The tower is part of the older castle and has a viewing platform at the top that provides spectacular views of the ruins and...More

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25 July 2017|
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Response from quarryhouse99 | Reviewed this property |
Train from Riga to Sigulda. Bus from there to castle. Return the same way. Very cheap and easy.
8 March 2017|
Response from JonDoe04134 | Reviewed this property |
Look for my review from January 11, I uploaded photos of buses to/from the castle. Sigulda and Turaida castle are near each other, but the buses are few and far between, otherwise it's a long walk, although a pleasant one I... More