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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  • Site is well preserved and allows the public a peak into the past. The height of some of the remaining walls is breathtaking. Interesting museum. Plan to spend some time there and even picnic in the g...  more »
  • We have small walk through the Castle. The museum looked tempting. Beautiful playground.
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  • Episcopal Castle and St.Nicholas Cathedral there are most important attractions in Haapsalu and easy to visit, because Old Town with it's many shops and restaurants are right next to this. We have vis...  more »
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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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