Kuressaare Episcopal Castle

Kuressaare Episcopal Castle, also known as Kuressaare Castle, was built in the 14th century. Today, the Castle houses Saaremaa Museum with its permanent exhibition and sundry temporary exhibitions.
The convent building of the Kuressaare Episcopal Castle is the only surviving medieval fortification in the Baltic countries that has not been significantly reconstructed. In addition to aesthetic pleasure that the elegant, decorous and magnificent architecture offers, a visit to the castle allows to explore the local history through an immediate experience and to feel the breath of the Middle Ages.

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  • Emilija T Emilija T
    Not enough English explanations

    It's quite nice visit. Large exposition covering whole Estonian history. Sadly, but most explanations are in Estonian and russian. Overall nice stay for a several hours.

  • Paula_Trav Paula_Trav
    Beautiful castle and museum

    The castle has been beautifully restored and houses the Saaremaa museum. It gives you a wonderful insight into the island's colorful history. A must for museum lovers - one could stay there for...

  • Dom682014 Dom682014
    Nicely restored castle, detailed museum

    The castle/citadel has been restored and to a high standard. It's free to wander around the outer courtyard. It costs €5 to enter the castle. Inside there is a very detailed history of the Island...


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