Vyborg Castle, Vyborg

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 trip itinerary maker .
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  • For the edge of the city, which comes a bunch of tourists need to do more interesting exposition. Otrestavrirujte Castle, open a hotel, a restaurant, make the place more attractive! This is the face of the country!
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  • Amazing place! Strong energy. Liked the Museum and Museum of weapons, de, you can try on all attributes. In winter, bored, wondering how there in the summer.
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  • Lock the last few years on the restoration. Every time climbing up on top of asking the same question: "interesting today, this structure will collapse?". Inside there is a Museum, is recommended for visits with children at primary school
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  • It's a cool fortress that's really old and has impressively thick walls but the constructions been going on for a very long time and you can't visit most of the insides of the castle. Still worth seeing in my opinion.
  • Great historic castle. Must see on trip to Vyborg. Tower is under renovation (summer 2017) and access to top is prohibited on that period
  • The bird's eye view on the town. Can be pretty romantic =) a tiny medieval torture museum can be found on the lower level. I think its employees play black metal there at nights. =)
  • Give Karelia back to Finland !
  • Great view on the town. Free to visit castle court. Good temporary exhibitions.

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