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Impressive Cathedral

It’s a medieval cathedral (1279) joined onto the castle. It’s the biggest single nave church in... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Simple Elegance

A gothic/romanesque gem. The interior is inspiring in its simplicity. A must stop in Haapsula... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Hugh B
Pleasantville, New York
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

It’s a medieval cathedral (1279) joined onto the castle. It’s the biggest single nave church in the Baltics. The architecture is both Romanesque and Gothic. We enjoyed looking round the cathedral with its impressive and unique baptismal chapel. The cathedral is a great concert venue...More

1  Thank royandjeanette
Reviewed 7 July 2018

A gothic/romanesque gem. The interior is inspiring in its simplicity. A must stop in Haapsula. It is on the castle grounds

Thank Hugh B
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Castle is mutifunctional recreation area in Haapsalu. People find here legend of White Lady, different festivals and just concerts of world stars.

Thank Uku S
Reviewed 22 September 2017

The ruins that greet you upon walking up are beautiful. It has an eerie, atmospheric feel. We were here in the fall, and at some points we had the whole place to ourselves. It was beautiful walking around and admiring everything. Just know that the...More

2  Thank AdventurousRetirees
Reviewed 19 September 2017

A similar case of merging one edifice into another, that is, a cathedral into a castle we've seen on Cyprus island, two years ago. This time, here in Haapsalu,in its Old Town, we visited this medieval Cathedral from 1279, within the boundaries of the Episcopal...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The cathedral melds into the castle, with no obvious dividing line. It is rather crudely built, but nevertheless impressive. We saw inside because there was a service. It is a little austere, but nevertheless atmospheric.

Thank Jincognito
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Haapsalu is a small resort town on the west coast of Estonia famous for its sea mud treatment and spas. Quiet streets bordered with nicely painted wooden houses,now full of bars and restaurants.The seaside promenade is a nice place to walk.There is a little harbour...More

Thank mummi505
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Unfortunately, it was not open when I was there. But you can, at least, go around and enjoy the gardens. The clock tower is very beautiful.

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I have visited this Cathedral many times, from the Museum or in musical event but this time I really wanted to concentrate on this Cathedral. It has great acoustics but it is quite plain without colourful details or stained glass windows. But this summer (2016)...More

Thank vivianl70
Reviewed 9 January 2016

I visited my inlaws and spent a very cold week here. My husband was born in this village and his family still live here. I went to meet them in February 2010 when there was 2meters of snow and Britain had a bad year too....More

Thank Linda1804Celuisma
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