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Old Sigulda Castle: Tours & Tickets

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Originally built eight centuries ago, the Castle of Livonian Order in Sigulda reopened it's walls to visitors in 2012 and now encourages everyone to step back in time and enjoy the surroundings that bore witness to many historical events. Castle of...more
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All reviews sigulda castle worth a visit nice view enjoy the view entrance fee walk around nice grounds some sort walk up main gate clean toilets under renovation day trip ticket office open air gauja national park top floor
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the remainning of the castle well located and could be a nice acivity i like my afternoon in this area

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This castle is close to the train station and it is just a few hundred meters from the city center. When we were there, it was closed due to restoration works.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An old castle is not the thing to go looking for in the rain!! Especially if it is pouring down as it was on the day I went looking for the old Sigulda Castle. Stupid idea, or what, and I nearly gave up.... but having...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 12, 2019 via mobile

Passing through fresh and reinvigorating greenery, we reached the main gate of Sigulda Castle District. After crossing the new Castle that is under renovation we entered this castela type old Castle. According to historical information,this old Castle was built in 1207 by order of the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed September 6, 2019 via mobile

There could have been more effort made to explain the different groups that occupied the castle from time to time and their lives and experiences.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 20, 2019

Great views from several viewing points over the gauja river valley. Other 2 castles (Krimulda and Turaida)are nicely visible from the viewpoints. Not much to do there though. Just some climbing, two towers (one was closed at the time of visit) and archery site. Ticket...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

We started our visit of sigulda at this castle. It's very nicely restored, and has a nice throne room and gate in the first building. The views from the top are nice, where you can see the gauja river below, turaida castle, krimalda manor, and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 9, 2019 via mobile

Here you can look at both the new and old Sigulda castles. The ruin of the old castles is like any other castle ruin in Europe: it’s not easy to imagine what it once looked like, but it’s an okay site to visit and probably...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 27, 2019

The castle was built in 1207 and has been renovated many times in the last 100 years and now has a steady stream of visitors. The gardens are nice and you can enjoy the view if the ruins.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 20, 2019

Visited as part of a private tour of the area and it was very quiet when we visited which was good. We learnt some history of the area and it was very interesting.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from Tony I | Reviewed this property |
To see all three castles in a day is possible if you are very fit and active but wouldn't recommend it. However if you want to give it a go start with the Castle in Sigulda then a short walk to the cable car which takes you... More