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Haapsalu Castle

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The Episcopal castle in Haapsalu is a park for the ruins of a former stronghold. It is an architectural pearl dating from the 13th century that used to be the residence of local authorities until the end of the 17th century. This is the place where...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had visited the Haapsalu Castle already many times, but it has never been in such a good state as now. It has been transferred from a nice ruine into an interesting museum, worth visiting the whole year round. Authentic rooms are properly restored, with...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Castle in Old Town. Great views from the top. Good playground for kids. Events, concerts are organized by the city in this area.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Karvane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When i entered the compound where the castle and church is located part of the area was under renovation and i could not get a close look. The area is nice but not outstanding.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank palawanismyhome
Reviewed April 16, 2019

A must if you're in Haapsalu. Right in the center of the old town. Lovely on a warm, sunny day. Have fun!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

This ancient Castle is breath taking, beautiful nature and great views. The clean air and trees really give a piece of mind

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Works are being carried out until April 2019 which mean the entrance was covered by barriers preventing from fully appreciating the building. They were also setting up for a blues concert due to take place on the weekend which meant the courtyard was busy and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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haapsacastle, Director of Sales at Haapsalu Castle, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

This summer we will be opening thoroughly renovated Castle Museum. We are waiting you back from 28th of June!

Reviewed July 7, 2018

The castle and cathedral are connected. The cathedral is in better shape than the castle. Just climb around its crumbling walls and enjoy yourself.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RJBLH
haapsacastle, Director of Sales at Haapsalu Castle, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

Thank you Hugh! This summer we will be opening thoroughly renovated Castle Museum. We are waiting you back from 28th of June!

Reviewed July 3, 2018

We went looked round this castle two years ago and got to see everything inside and out Two weeks ago we couldn’t believe the building site. The walls of the castle either fell down or were pulled down as they were unsafe. Everything was fenced...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank royandjeanette
haapsacastle, Director of Sales at Haapsalu Castle, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

This summer we will be opening thoroughly renovated Castle Museum. We are waiting you back from 28th of june!

Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Activity playground for kids and something to see for the adults also. Nice historical information tables. Worth a visit!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Laura P
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

If you like old ruins and medieval history then you will like to take a walk in there. There is also very big playground for kids.

Date of experience: October 2017
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