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Kuressaare Episcopal Castle

Lossihoov 1, Saaremaa 93815, Estonia
+372 455 4463
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Kuressaare must see

Kuressaare castle presents well preserved medieval fortification. It is an impressive historic... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
beachstone2c
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Helsinki, Finland
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Impressive sight, decent museum

The castle is by far the most imposing sight in town and probably anywhere in Saaremaa. It has been... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Tl1982
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Slovenia
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Lossihoov 1, Saaremaa 93815, Estonia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kuressaare castle presents well preserved medieval fortification. It is an impressive historic site. Today it serves a site for concerts and other events. A few hours at minimum should be allocated to visit this great attraction.

Thank beachstone2c
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The castle is by far the most imposing sight in town and probably anywhere in Saaremaa. It has been restored extensively, complete with the outside moats and embankments built in the later periods. Inside there is a fairly large museum with several departments, from natural...More

Thank Tl1982
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Castel is well preserved attraction for all ages of guests. Plenty of things to do and see all the year round.

Thank Uku S
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We didn't go in the. Use in, some of the exterior signs were in English, but with young children it was too boring for them. It was free to walk inside and around the castle walls. This offered ice views of the town and water...More

Thank JMG40
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

You can see the castle for free without buying a ticket for the Museum, but can only view the outside. Nicely restored, with the views from the ramparts being especially good.

Thank Film G
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The castle and area around is really worth to visit. But the exposition inside could be better. Also a little bit information missing which doors you could open and find something and which ones are dead end. However to walk around and check this castle...More

Thank Milda B
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Special to Kuressaare.Lovely visit to family. Fine exhibition for family and easy acsess. Lovely staff.

Thank Kristi T
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Once you get used to low doorways, the extensive displays dating back to medieval times are interesting. Be sure to pick-up the English explanations that are on sheets beside the entrance to each room.

Thank Drew N
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Very well restored castle with lots of different rooms and stairs. Fun to explore. A bit like a labyrinth but not so large that you will get lost

Thank nbh671
Reviewed 19 July 2017

A most remarkalbe medieval survivor, possibly the best preserved castle of this type on the Baltic, and perfectly set against the sea.

Thank rfortey
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