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Kuressaare Episcopal Castle

Lossihoov 1, Saaremaa 93815, Estonia
+372 455 4463
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Beautiful Castle and Grounds

Beautiful castle. Free to walk around, explore, and take photos. Visit during sunset for some... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Sharif E
A must see place in Saaremaa, Estonia. Great castle!

This is an old castle, that was not touched during the II WW. Thanks to that you can visit a very... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Tallinn, Estonia
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11 Mar 2017
“Beautiful Castle and Grounds”
5 Mar 2017
“A must see place in Saaremaa, Estonia. Great castle!”
Lossihoov 1, Saaremaa 93815, Estonia
+372 455 4463
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Beautiful castle. Free to walk around, explore, and take photos. Visit during sunset for some amazing pics. A must see attraction while on Saaremaa!

Thank Sharif E
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is an old castle, that was not touched during the II WW. Thanks to that you can visit a very old and interesting castle. It has a lion hole, secret stairs, a knight who was buried alive in a cellar and so on.. you...More

1  Thank thalia0712
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is best remaind castle in Saaremaa. Lot of exhibistions are going on there all the time. I do recommend.

Thank Fxz F
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Visited castle on monday and I was sad that it was closed on mondays, but most of all, I was dissapointed that it is closed also on tuesdays. We went around castle, it is very beautiful. I hope I will return to see it in...More

Thank Ilze B
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is 600-700 years old castle. Its history includes occupation of Germans, Danish and Russians. It is situated in walking distance from Kuressaare bus stand. There is a museum which shows artifacts belong to all those periods. Ticket was 5Eur for students. Several buses going...More

1  Thank budgetTraveller83
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The Kuressaare Episcopal Castle is in a beautifully landscaped park and has been nicely restored. It was lovely to walk the ramparts while the run was setting and I strongly recommend visiting the grounds on a clear sunset evening. I speak English and appreciate that...More

2  Thank westerntraveler2013
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This castle/fortress was built during the 14th and 15th century. It houses the Saaremaa museum and it displays a large exhibition of Saaremaa’s history and culture. It’s beautifully restored with magnificent architecture and is ringed by a moat surrounded by sea and sand. It’s said...More

1  Thank royandjeanette
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Quite small and simple looking Gothic castle on little peninsula, full of green, surrounded by sand and sea. Worth checking out.

Thank articok
Reviewed 24 August 2016

History well covered, opportunity to see and organize exhibitions in a fantastic medieval room. In the yard workshops of craftsmen, incl ironsmith, glassblowers, ceramists. Beautifully restored, authentic and expressive. Highly recommendable for visiting.

2  Thank MareSaare
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

It's quite nice visit. Large exposition covering whole Estonian history. Sadly, but most explanations are in Estonian and russian. Overall nice stay for a several hours.

1  Thank Emilija T
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