Fortresses/strongholds, ancient sites • Narva • More details
|Address:||Peterburi maantee 2, Narva| Show on map|
|Telephone:||(+372) 359 9230|
|Fax:||(+372) 359 9232|
The Narva Castle is one of the main attractions of the city. In the seventh decade of the 13th century, the Danes established a castle as a residence for the Danish King’s vice-Regent. The Narva Castle is the most diverse and best preserved defence structure in Estonia. The area of the castle is 3.2 hectares, and the highest point is the Tall Hermann Tower (51 metres). Today you can visit the museum in the castle, were the displays explain the history of Narva and the castle. There are handicraft workshops in the northern courtyard, where you can try your hand at various techniques and handicrafts.