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Koluvere Castle

Address: Koluvere mõisa park Küla, Koluvere küla, Kullamaa vald, Lääne maakond | Show on map
Mobile phone: (+372) 513 9616
Website: http://www.koluvereloss.com/#/main-page/4570251858 External link
E-mail: info@koluvere.com
Method of payment: Cash

This water fortress was established in the 13th century by the bishop’s vassal Lode. The tower fortress, convention hall and cannon tower were built later. This place has been a battlefield both during St. George’s Night uprising as well as during the Livonian war. In 1439 it became one of residences of Saare-Lääne bishop. In the 17th century the fortress was turned into a manor ensemble. In 1771 the empress of Russia – Catherine II – bought it and gave it to her lover – Prince Grigori Orlov. From that time and until 1917 the castle was used by the Russian czar’s family. Later on the building has been used as a boys’ educational establishment and as a nursing home.
At present the castle is in private ownership and being renovated..

Take a look at the aerial panorama (picture by Joel Tammet).

Times and prices

Friday–sunday: 12:00 - 21:00
Monday–thursday: closed

Features

  • Information boards
  • Recreation area/picnic ground
  • Toilet
  • Free parking

Additional services

  • Meals
  • Seminar

Meals

Seminar and conference rooms