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Kuressaare Episcopal Castle

Lossihoov 1, Saaremaa 93815, Estonia
+372 455 4463
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Medieval survivor

A most remarkalbe medieval survivor, possibly the best preserved castle of this type on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Crown jewel of Kuressaare city

Kuressaare Episcopal Castle is an obvious source of pride and local identity in Kuressaare and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Olli R
Turku, Western Finland, Finland
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Lossihoov 1, Saaremaa 93815, Estonia
+372 455 4463
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A most remarkalbe medieval survivor, possibly the best preserved castle of this type on the Baltic, and perfectly set against the sea.

Thank rfortey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kuressaare Episcopal Castle is an obvious source of pride and local identity in Kuressaare and Saaremaa island. The well preserved environment including a nice park around the Castle will offer you a mind balancing experience while visiting Kuressaare. Visitors will automatically pick up the respect...More

Thank Olli R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The castle is a rare piece of architecture of an era there are few such buildings remaining in this country. The restoration gives us nice glimpses of the past although little remains of the original interieur. The museum is highly interesting also

Thank Hannu H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This big castle makes your fantasy work, Years from 1200 -1900. History is handled with respect. Take at least 2 hours to walk through building and 1 more hour to walk in surrounding park. After that you can have a cup of coffee or a...More

Thank Tiiu P
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome place. The visit is super easy and you can take your time to explore the intere castle that is really cool. There are some exhibitions , good that check on that ones too.

Thank Verinha
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is a medievial castle, which has bridges, thick walls everything like should be in castles. It is good to spend time together with the family, especially if the wether is not good enough to be on the beach. There is not many things inside...More

Thank Rimantas_V
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I don't often go to museums, but this one captivated me. First of all the building and the entire site are impressive, restored with EU and local funds that I think were extremely well-spent. When I went there (June 2017) there was an art exhibition...More

Thank skyblue-hd
Reviewed 11 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 5 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
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