Kuressaare Episcopal Castle, Saaremaa

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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. Make Kuressaare Episcopal Castle a part of your Saaremaa vacation plans using our Saaremaa trip itinerary planning site .
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  • Kuressaare loss is in the mitte ainult kindlasti Saaremaa, üks kõige lummavamaid keskaegseid vaid healthy Eesti autentseid losse, mida League ära no renoveeritud. IGA Kuressaares, kui käin kord, ringi ka lossis. Winter kahjuks välisvaateid nautida not tasub, kuid suvel juba nende ronida pärast Castle Tower. Näitustega the ever-not imelist hoonet nautige seda, seega vea. Eripära and ajastuhõngu võiks keskkonnas hoone selles rohkem esile Vasu. See pole näitusesaal, mingi suvaline väljapanekuid üles ükskõik kuhu, mis seada. Nendeks is the other ruume linnas ilmselt ka. Väljapanekud hoonega arvestada, mitte võiksid rohkem selle minna sellega vastuollu.
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  • The Castle or fortress in Kuressaare visit-not only for the Castle, but also because of the exhibit of the Museum, which is housed in the Castle. In the Museum you can learn a lot about the history of Estonia and the island of Saaremaa, from the roof of the castle is superb views of the surrounding area and the sea. Input ok priced. Ideal for lovers of history and medieval castles. On warm days you can piknikovať on the premises of the Castle or the nearby park. Who will visit the island of Saaremaa, Kuressaare you should not miss!
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  • A beautiful castle in terms of architecture and kinds. Inside the Museum of communism and several exhibitions of children's drawings, ancient tools, interiors and more Interesting, informative. The only thing really rants with communism, compulsively. The exhibits are interesting, but their supply is too saturated with negative to the Soviet past. Yes and special hospitality to Russian No. Not very nice.
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  • Its a place worth visiting if you are in saaremaa. :))
  • Absolutely must see! Very interesting to know history of the island and estonia during wars
  • Really extensive and docummented exhibition. Beautiful as well.
  • I would like to say that we had exceptional chocolate cakes and views. Superb team. Maybe the animal exhibition was a bit outdated, but somehow it clicked with the Soviet era outputs.
  • Danish style castle in Sareemma island, best castle
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