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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. Put Rakvere Castle into our Rakvere itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • In the Castle were very much in rainy weather in October, but nevertheless fun there! Panic room, firing arrows, reviewed all the swords and rapiers, bought souvenirs. Oh and the bull next to the castle is impressive size!:)
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  • Even tho the weather was really bad we enjoyed this castle so much! All staff were so friendly and spoken well English. There was so much to do and see and ,,the hell experience,, was the cherry on th...  more »
  • Ruis, castle, knights, horses, ducks, black smiths, old restaurant, plays for children, screamy places, high towers, dark caves, beautiful scenes etc.  more »