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Alatskivi Castle (vald), Alatskivi

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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 (320 acres) 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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  • Castle itself now have more functions - it's place to get more knowledge (guide recommended), enjoy atmosphere, accommodation, great place to organise seminars-trainings. Enjoy it slowly! 
  • Amazing to meet away from the main tourist destinations of this lovely White Castle-Manor. A quiet and romantic place about one kilometer from the road. On a rather large territory located Park, tennis court and playground for disc golf. In the Castle a few hotel rooms, an excellent restaurant and Museum-Gallery of Estonian composer Eduard Tubin, with its original Grand piano. There is a free parking. Castle carries out various activities on request. A great place for travelers!
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  • Part museum, part restaurant, part shrine and concert site, add a dash of local crafts in the basement and extensive grounds, this is a quiet but worthwhile visit. One of the few places globally where...  more »
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