Alatskivi Castle (vald), Alatskivi

Alatskivi Castle is a Neo-Gothic castle in Alatskivi, Estonia. Dating to the 17th century, it is situated in Alatskivi Parish, Tartu County. It was rebuilt in the late 19th century by Baron Arved von Nolcken, modeled on the royal residence of Balmoral in Scotland. A renovation occurred between 2005 and 2011. Five rooms on the first floor house the Eduard Tubin museum, which documents his accomplishments as a music composer and conductor.Alatskivi Castle is surrounded by various ancillary buildings and a forested park of 130 hectares area, the largest in Tartu County. The park contains many oaks, ashes, maples, alders and an approach road lined with linden trees.LocationAlatskivi Castle is located north of Tartu and from Tallinn. It is built on the high bank of Lake Alatskivi at the foot of the Alatskivi valley. An arched entrance leads to the castle along a road lined with linden trees.
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  • Beautiful pure white castle with turrets and a large territory around it. The castle is a museum half, lovely hotel and restaurant. The hostess of the hotel and the restaurant are very friendly and hospitable. In the basement of the pottery and textile workshops-you can buy the product.
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  • The castle is very beautiful and it is located next to a lake. Very nice nature and interesting museum inside of the castle.  more »
  • Especially when it's snowing, you enjoy more! Everywhere looks so cool! You need time to visit all the rooms and floors.  more »
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  • We we were lucky just to dive in history. We did not plan to visit this castle, but it was totally worth it!! This castle is nice and very interesting, you can literally just feel the history in it. The surroundings are marvellous! It is a genuine off-path gem, which shows just how many things one can see in it's homecountry. Totally recommend!
  • A gorgeous castle form the 19th century. It has a museum and a restaurant. There is a large park with sights surrounding the castle.
  • .....Alatskivi Castle worth seeing @least once, beautiful building & extensive grounds, well maintained & restored....some parts of interior quite dark & spooky which adds to the authentic atmosphere & experience of the place....~EnJoY~ : )
  • Nice looking palace. Well maintained. Okay museum aswell. The garden and park need some work though.
  • Fantastic castle with really nice sorroundings: small park around and lake with small bridges. Good restoraunt and sweets. Nice workshops in the cellars. Concerts and theater events through the year.

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