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Vyborg Castle, Vyborg

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web
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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  • Every time I Castle admire. Inside the tower was going to somehow calmer-although not narrowly to disperse with sloping back tourists, however-it used to be a lot of open space near the stairs, scary. Now just cramped. Above all offer go clockwise and remove backpacks. No one respects. People! Listen to nadziratel′nicu! The Museum is very cozy, kind of some kind. Be like around the castle is very interesting and interestingly-it's free!))) Climb the tower for adults-80 rub. HURRY UP, not yet done restoration and not bullied price)))
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  • Vyborg Castle is one of the main attractions of the city. The castle is the oldest of the Vyborg fortifications — it dates back to the 13th century. Russia is one of the few fully preserved monuments of Western European medieval military architecture.
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  • Despite the fact that nobody in this town is embedded in cultural monuments, the castle of delights. The dark stone walls from all sides surrounded by water. Beautifully. Romantic. Be sure to climb the tower. Afterwards, will hurt your feet, but pictures taken there worth it.
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  • Great view on the town. Free to visit castle court. Good temporary exhibitions.
  • Red local cat is the most interesting thing there
  • Nice place for visitors, go up the tower, good view.
  • Had a nice experience going to the museum and on top of the tower.
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