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Kuressaare Episcopal Castle, Saaremaa

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web
Originally constructed by the knights of the Teutonic Order, Kuressaare Episcopal Castle represents one of the country's most well-preserved medieval defense structures of its kind. Pay a visit to the fortification, located on Estonia's largest island, and discover the castle's crucial past role as the administrative center of the surrounding town. Explore the grounds and defenses of the structure, including the internal courtyard, religious buildings, and attached guard tower standing 37 m (121 ft) high. The complex today houses the Saremaa Museum, which documents the ecology, history, and anthropology of the island and also is home to concert halls and exhibits. Put Kuressaare Episcopal Castle on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Saaremaa trip builder.
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  • Visited castle on monday and I was sad that it was closed on mondays, but most of all, I was dissapointed that it is closed also on tuesdays. We went around castle, it is very beautiful. I hope I will...  read more »
  • In principle, the Episcopal Palace, later converted to a museum. I recommend hot as badal you feel like in the middle ages and exposure from the beginning to nowadays is very interesting and other things such as. Shooting with a bow.
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  • This is 600-700 years old castle. Its history includes occupation of Germans, Danish and Russians. It is situated in walking distance from Kuressaare bus stand. There is a museum which shows artifacts...  read more »
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