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Castle Cesis, Cesis
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See Castle Cesis, one of the best-preserved ruined castles in Latvia with a robust stone facade. Start the tour at the information center, where you can choose to go with a guide or by yourself. You'll receive a copy of the map and one candle to help you explore the castle. Once inside, look for the old dungeon, deep inside the earth, accessed by a narrow ladder. Walk through the mysterious hallways, the medieval porch, and the attic of the castle tower. For Castle Cesis and beyond, use our Cesis itinerary maker to get the most from your Cesis vacation.
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  • Went to cesis castle as part of a trip from riga, Probably better to visit in summer time, as very icy when we went there in December. Arrived to be greeted by a friendly member of staff, who told us ...  more »
  • Most of the time it is better that historic monuments, such as this, are not overdone. This castle can tell us the story from 12th century to 17th. You will not see that in Ljubljana........ 
  • There is something for everyone; the castle of the 18th is lovely, can take advantage of the winter garden, and the library in the tower is remarkable.
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  • Loved the panoramic view over Cesis on the top of the building.