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A magnificent medieval castle with amazing surrounding location which includes a lake and paths that lead to an Orthodox Church. During the winter the castle is closed on Mondays and so are most restaurants.
We called here late October this year. There are 2 castles the old dating back centuries. The new castle is a museum. The old castle is a ruin but there is wooden steps and flooring to give you access. We were there in October 2019 and there was work ongoing to open up more of…
Wonderful walk through history! This castle has so much charm and deep dramatic history. It’s wonderful that it’s self guided as well so you can go at your own pace. Great reading and information both in the old and new castle. When your touring the old castle you even get a…
It takes (by train) 1 1/2 hours from Riga, but the visit to Cesis Castle is absolutely worth the effort. On the compound there are three attractions, the new castle, the medieval castle and the castle park. The old castle was built in the 13th century by the Livonian Order, but…
Amazing medieval castle with interesting museum exposition. Also remains of old city with medieval spirit. Strongly recommend to visit.
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