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Rakvere Castle, Rakvere

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Castle Tourist Spot
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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  • We walked around the castle, very beautiful. It's a must-go if you are in Rakvere and you can spend nice time here  more »
  • This is something you should visit during your trip in Rakvere. This time we didn't go inside caste, but walked around it  more »
  • I will start by saying that I've traveled ALL OVER THE WORLD and can enjoy and appreciate all types of entertainment and activities whether they are formal and five star or dirty and gritty. This excu...  more »
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  • 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
  • Decent place