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Cesis Medieval Castle, Cesis

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See Cesis Medieval Castle, 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 Cesis Medieval Castle and beyond, use our Cesis itinerary maker to get the most from your Cesis vacation.
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  • Excellent visit to both the Old Medieval and 'New' Castle as we also got to see the Wedding Ceremony of a Latvian couple in the castle grounds which was really interesting and different from the cerem...  more »
  • Once an occupied nation from 1945 -2006 it was Russian communist country. From what I have seen Latvia is now EU but ruled by Russian government here in Riga. Cessis is a town nicely kept with hlaf ru...  more »
  • The medieval caste is mainly in ruins, but still great fun to explore, especially with candle lanterns. You are never in the dark for long. Some of the staircases are quite narrow and winding. The new...  more »
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  • Beautiful place with many picturesque views, there are also medieval workshops with people in costumes.
  • Beatiful old castle with romantic park
  • On a Monday you can only visit the old castle ruins. Takes 30 minutes. The candle die kit you out with is a nice touch, but for the rest, there's not a lot to see.
  • Nice tourist spot in latvian countryside
  • An ancient castle of the Livonians(?) that was used for important matters of the church.