Haapsalu Bishop’s Castle

The Haapsalu Bishop’s Castle and Cathedral, which was established in the 13th century as the centre of the Saare-Lääne Diocese, is one of the best preserved castles in Estonia. Visit the museum complex in the convent building where you will find exhibition halls with finds from the castle and mysterious vaulted cellars. Rent an audio guide for tour commentary in six languages.
Interesting facts: * You might encounter Estonia’s most famous ghost – the White Lady. * In the moat, you will find a stylized medieval children’s playground, a large chessboard, archery grounds and clay workshop. * Climb the 38-metre-high bell tower and at noon listen to the carillon that is heard throughout the city. * In the summer, take advantage of the busy events calendar.

The Haapsalu Bishop’s Castle and Cathedral, which was established in the 13th century as the centre of the Saare-Lääne Diocese, is one of the best preserved castles in Estonia. Visit the museum complex in the convent building where you will find exhi

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  • Beatiful castle

    This old castle was filled with beautiful vintage american cars.truly magnifisent place to the American beauty car show.

  • An attractive castle in an attractive town

    Not sure I should have given it 5/5, but it is a very pleasant place to stroll on a nice day. It has green grass, benches, and medieval walls all around (with just a few gateways), and some nice...

  • Just in the middle of the city

    The entrance to this castle is free, but there is fee for the museum inside. The Castle is build during the 13th century. It used to be the residence of local authorities until the end of the 17th...


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