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Kuressaare Episcopal Castle

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Address: Lossihoov tn 1, Saaremaa 93815, Estonia
Phone Number: (+372) 455 4463
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The castle is in very good condition and has great surroundings. You can walk quite freely around and can go across bridges and walls to find nice little hideouts. We were there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Gdansk, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Kuressaare Castle is really nicely located (close to the beach on an island). The museum inside the Castle is quite well structured with several details on the history of the Castle, its evolution through centuries and how it has been used. However, one of the main drawback of the Castle is that the whole exhibition is quite a maze (actually... More 

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funchal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The castle is in very good condition and has great surroundings. You can walk quite freely around and can go across bridges and walls to find nice little hideouts. We were there at the same time with a local wedding and got to see the cannon fired which was awesome. The castle has kept a lot of its authentic feel... More 

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Osthofen, Deutschland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The castle is well preserved on the out and inside. Unfortunately is the whole castle used for exhibitions of the second world war, so the atmosphere was completely disturbed. However, the castle have a lot of "hidden" corridors and passages, which are a lot of fun to discover. The castle does not have a audio guide and the navigation through... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

If you are into history, must see this. Stairs are so tight and never know where are going to get next, but dare to find out!

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Stockholm
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This castle/fortress is really worth while seeing. It is well preserved from the 13th C without any modernisations except better stairs (instead of the narrow ones inside the wall). It is a square building around a yard with two towers. It is from the same era as the castles of the German Order (e.g. Malbork). Around the castle there are... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Interesting exhibition inside the castle. Very big and old. I liked all the castle. And surroundings, the ramparts of the castle.

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Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The castle is in goog condition and has lovely surroundings. In the castle there was a very good art exhibition this summer. The permanent collection told much of the communist history on the Island. I found it very interesting. There is a cafe on the top with lovely views.

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Staines, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Fro the outside a well preserved and renovated medieval castle. However once inside dont exoect medieval exhibitions as it actually is a 150 year history of the island in recent times. So not what was expected, yes it was good for the 5€ fee, just not what was expected. Allow a good 1.5 hrs and get a guide if you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

This castle has beautiful and well preserved. The castle is pentagon shape. Surrounding moat is very beautiful as well as inside. Samaree history during soviet and nazi is displayed inside museum.

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Helsinki
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Outside area is free and open 24/7. It has museum inside which tells about the castle and history of Estonia especially about the Red terror. There is also a natural history section. A must in Kuressaare!

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