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Alatskivi Castle (vald), Alatskivi

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4.4/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web
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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  • This is nice castle with huge park. There is an interesting exhibition about composer - Eduard Tubin. 
  • It is not a cheap place to eat but the atmosphere and the food quality is worth it. The wine list is also long and everyone should get to choose something for their taste (except for the rose, they on...  read more »
  • Alastkivi Castle is a proper castle not far from Lake Peipus and Tartu. Recommended place to visit if you're in the area. 
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