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Open area, ruins are not restored

This is a small open area with no admission fee required. There's not much to see of the castle... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Aen_Sirinel
Just part of 1 wall located in the woods

Located just outside the Krimulda side station of the cable car, are the remains of the castle that... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Katrien S
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1 Sep 2018
“Open area, ruins are not restored”
9 Jul 2018
“Just part of 1 wall located in the woods”
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Krimuldas St., Sigulda 2150, Latvia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite what the internet says, the castle isnt open Mondays, which is more than a bit annoying when we paid a driver from Riga to see this! Not good enough!

Thank Sharlene G
Reviewed 1 September 2018

This is a small open area with no admission fee required. There's not much to see of the castle itself, it quite literally lies in ruins. Doesn't seem like there were ever restoration attempts. On the other hand, you can just roam around free, climb...More

Thank Aen_Sirinel
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This castle is just ruins, and there really isn't much to see. I don't recommend making a special trip to see this, but if you are in the area, 5 minutes is a good amount of time if you want to get out of the...More

Thank Ono O
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Located just outside the Krimulda side station of the cable car, are the remains of the castle that once stood here. Like most castles, it was destroyed, and this one was pretty much completely destroyed, just part of 1 wall still stands, now surrounded by...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

You'll be given a lantern to guide you up winding stairs which would otherwise be unlit. Nice views. Cool breeze. Vaulted ceiling with remnants of a fresco. Safety wasn't considered on this adventure.

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This is free of charge, if you have a car, just go and look around, simply to see how buildings and living looked before.

Thank Aida_Vilnius
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

There is really nothing to see there, we went dor the hike. The hike itself is nice, with good viewpoints (and it was winter, it was snowing, so the atmosphere was very enjoyable).

Thank Louis S
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Old ruins of once a great castle near river Gauja gorge. Worth of visiting. Not overcrowded by tourists there :)

Thank Maris Z
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

It's a ruin. You'd not go there just for it but if you did you'd be a bit disappointed. Plenty other ruins in the area more worthy

Thank Darren R
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The new castle is in use for a rehabilitation centre and isn't open to the public. There are some pretty and old buildings around (not open) which were related to the estate once upon a time and a cafe come local shop. The ruins of...More

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