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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  • ukkelo ukkelo

    Worth of another visit

    The island of Saaremaa deserves another visit by a Finn like me. I'll prove my point with the next one when powering the chair with my arms.

  • Danny S Danny S

    Great well preserved medieval castle

    This is a very nice place to visit, the castle is in great shape and there is a lot of information displayed. Not only about the medieval times, but also about the KGB and nazi.

  • TeneSaarva TeneSaarva

    Nice place

    With a sunny day, this definitely is a very nice thing to do. Will get amazing photos, and few hours are definitely sorted with this place. And I think this is one of a kind castle which is still...


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