The establishment of housing and landscape gardening got into full speed in the second half of the 19th century when Kuressaare became thanks to discovery of medical mud one of the spa cities of Estonia. For park establishment and administration in 1861 was formed a park committee. Versatile help was offered by residents who donated money, seedlings and gave for work horses and vehicles. In 1930 new rare types of trees that were ordered from Tartu University were planted in town park. The plant life of park is rich, here you can find around 80 species of trees and bushes.
Interesting to know: Town park is a former cemetery.
Take a look at the aerial panorama (picture by Joel Tammet).
It's a big park in front of the castle. The park houses a guesthouse and restaurant at a cozy yellow house with stunning vistas.
Close to the castle and downtown. Trails go all the way around the castle. Worth walking and exploring the different paths.
We walked through this small park in order to access the castle on a cold but bright morning in March. We had it to ourselves apart from a couple of dog walkers. There are a few play areas for...