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If you expect a standard experience from this place, I'm afraid you'll be disappointed: there is... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
valentina c
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Medieval atmosphere & nice lunch

We had a very interesting excursion only 1 hour long. Everybody was dressed in medieval dresses, so... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2017
LuxmiJi
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

If you expect a standard experience from this place, I'm afraid you'll be disappointed: there is nothing standard here, and I mean it in a positive way. The castle is beautiful and very well maintained, and it is also the only relevant feature about the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank valentina c
Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

We had a very interesting excursion only 1 hour long. Everybody was dressed in medieval dresses, so we could feel as being a princess or monk! Preordered lunch made our stay more enjoyable! Highly recommend for families with young children!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed July 26, 2017

Nice castle in tranquil location with friendly staff. We wish to stay overnight (already checked the prices and they are reasonable). I think that guided tour with a monk is a very good way to visit the place. It is better to book a tour...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had the pleasure of spending six nights in the castle and sampled three rooms all were amazing. The bar / pub is very attmospheric and serves great food and drink. This castle is a must visit along with the whole town...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Andy M
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Old beautiful place, where we can see how lived Latvian ancestry . There is nice place to eat like in old times. Castle is in beautiful small Latvian town Jaunpils, can walk arround and take a look too.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank marisk2016
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

It is a small but beautiful castle as u probably expected from a small town close to Riga. we stayed there gor a wedding and had a great experience before a small avcident. Poeople there r friendly and there is a small lake (i guess)...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Good location, it is surrounded by sort of lake, nice place to see also restaurant is good quality only pity that it works only until 18

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Arta W
Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

The place has a charme, we enjoyed our time and hours spent next to the fire place in the real mediveal room will remain one of the memories to cherish the most. The food was good, room clean and cosy, excursion guide friendly and expert...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Vivalila
Reviewed August 16, 2015

I suppose that Renaissance fortified castle is not a unique object in Europe, but this is unique for Latvia where armed conflicts (at least once in 50 years for last 1000) destroyed almost all such objects. But I suppose also that this beautiful castle, church,...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Uldis V
Reviewed August 12, 2015

A lot of things to see, tray and enjoy in medieval style. You can play something like bowling for free, you can feel, how it was to be punished, you even can try medieval costumes and take pictures, it will be interesting, if you like...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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