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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  • westerntraveler2013 westerntraveler2013
    Beautiful Castle

    The Kuressaare Episcopal Castle is in a beautifully landscaped park and has been nicely restored. It was lovely to walk the ramparts while the run was setting and I strongly recommend visiting the...

  • royandjeanette royandjeanette
    Beautiful Castle- Worth Seeing

    This castle/fortress was built during the 14th and 15th century. It houses the Saaremaa museum and it displays a large exhibition of Saaremaa’s history and culture. It’s beautifully restored with...

  • articok articok
    Beautiful surroundings

    Quite small and simple looking Gothic castle on little peninsula, full of green, surrounded by sand and sea. Worth checking out.


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