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Vyborg Castle, Vyborg
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A medieval castle built under Swedish rule, Vyborg Castle serves as a symbol of tensions in the area between Russia and neighboring countries. Built in 1293, the fortress strategically blocked a trade route between Novgorod in Russia and the Baltic Sea. Visit the island citadel, which once held the entire town within its walls, and view the historic structures that were renovated and fortified in the 16th century. Today the site serves as a museum, teaching visitors about history and architecture in the region. Add Vyborg Castle to your Vyborg travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Vyborg family vacation planner.
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  • Lights of the Castle at a low level. In 17:10 closed offices, although the closure in 17:15. Let no one wanted. Guests and tourists for nobody.
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  • When we arrive in Vyborg, definitely go here. Anturazhno. During the last trip for the first time hit the Tower Olav (when the weather is bad, there is not allowed). The climb is worth it, especially since the price is very acceptable. View from there is good, but I would also advise to admire the dome inside the space place. A good Museum halls gradually demonstrate a history of Vyborg. On the top floor of the exhibition "Nature of the Karelian Isthmus" with elements interaktiva (e.g., repeat some of the species of marine sites on picture)-probably, enjoy children (although the US and 25 years enjoyed). Cons-irritate vandals traces in many places (all izrisovano), but it is rather to the public claim. By the way, we really enjoyed it here in winter tourists are much smaller.
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  • Vyborg Castle. This Cold inside and so warm outside. climbed to the top of ... Oh, this is beautiful. and, in General, the city itself is fine ... There are also entertainment on site with full chain mail and swords, you can podurachitsja and make photo)
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  • Great view on the town. Free to visit castle court. Good temporary exhibitions.
  • Not much to see in the museum itself, but the knights hall let's you play with good quality replicas of armor, weapons and everything else medieval. Be sure to check the view from Olaf's tower as well.
  • Red local cat is the most interesting thing there
  • Вид с башни на город очень хорош
  • The place with atmosphere and history, nice view to the city!