Haapsalu Castle, Haapsalu

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Located right in the town's center, the medieval Haapsalu Castle boasts the biggest single-nave church in the Baltics and the tallest structure in town. As you walk through the dark hallways of this convent, you'll see medieval chambers with preserved objects and wooden adornments that bring a strange balance to the monument. Climb the 38 m (125 ft) tall bell tower to enjoy views of the surrounding area. The site is also famed for the reported sightings of the White Lady--the ghost of a maiden who was captured and starved to death in the castle. Add Haapsalu Castle to your Haapsalu travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Haapsalu online vacation planner .
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  • If you like old ruins and medieval history then you will like to take a walk in there. There is also very big playground for kids.  more »
  • Nice and calm place. The castle is very scenic! Close to the city centre from the hotel Laine. On the one hand, on the other, the sea Lake. There is a tower for bird-watching.
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  • In a nice sunny day, take a stroll down one of fun if you're with children, would be fun frolic on the playground. But it is better to visit here in August and see a show in honor of the "White Lady", very interesting.
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  • One of the places you should definitely visit when you are in Haapsalu, but there is nothing to do, especially in winter times. Better go here for some summer festivals
  • Nice site. If you are already in Haapsalu you should visit it. Best if you do it in summer.
  • Love this castle! I went for Blues Festoval in the Castle and it was just beautiful! Im curious of the White Lady play too.
  • Pretty, but not much different from other medievel casle ruins in Baltic States!
  • Well preserved in places, with some sections of wall accessible via a steep staircase. Charge payable for the museum part.

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