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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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Very unique castle

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Tallinn, Estonia
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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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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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Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Visited in evening when interior parts was closed. Exterior was beautiful surrounding had a medieval "taste". Nearby you can have a lunch with a view to the castle grounds.

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This very-well kept medieval castle and its surroundings are quite interesting and offer nice views overthe Baltic. The museum doesn't match up though...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Nice place in good weather. Interesting for in- and outsides. Kids were happy. Nearby is a nice restaurant. No problem with car parking

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

When your son asks "Dad, how people made photos before smartphone was invented?", take him to Kuressaare Bishops castle :) It is amazing and museum is incredible :)

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Courtenay, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

The original castle dates back to the 13th century. It is interesting to walk around the grounds and view various parts of the castle and look at old cannons. Inside the main castle there were some coats of Arms but no medieval furniture or armoury. Lots of references to the Soviet occupation.

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Address: Lossihoov tn 1, Saaremaa 93815, Estonia
Phone Number: (+372) 455 4463
Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Saare County  >  Saaremaa

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