Rakvere Castle, Rakvere

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Take in the view from the ramparts, see the horrors of torture chambers, and taste genuine medieval recipes at Rakvere Castle. The site of the castle has been used as a stronghold since ancient times; much of the current structure took shape in the 14th century during Danish rule and the rule of the knights of the Livonian Order. Throughout its history, the castle saw a lot of combat and changed hands on numerous occasions. Today, visitors can fully immerse themselves in a medieval atmosphere through reenactments, tours, and exhibits. Don't miss the chance to learn some traditional skills, such as marzipan making, blacksmithing, or sword fighting. Some activities and tours need to be booked in advance; you can do it online. Add Rakvere Castle to your Rakvere travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Rakvere trip planning website .
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  • got there at the event on Petrovsky times. reconstruction with cannons and muskets. the castle itself is very picturesque.
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  • If You will visit Rakvere, You must vist the old castle In Rakvere. For a good emotion I advise to take excursion or organized event with dinner. Maybe 4 hours together all. In summer, when days are l...  more »
  • Old Teutonic Castle. Good exhibition of medieval life in order castle. Very nice actors who are showing life in medieval age. Very nice exposition of medieval armors and weapons. You can touch almost ...  more »
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  • Well setup medieval castle with lots of activitie. Great with kids.
  • Very nice castle with great experience based tours.
  • OK, it's not a bad way to make money out of a largely destroyed castle. Put some actors in. Don't pay them enough, so they ale won't do their best too much and ask a fee. Not only an entrance fee, but also a fee for everything else you might want to do. Not the best castle in the baltics
  • Amazing view with ancient history
  • Must visit in summer

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