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.

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 Episcopa

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  • Must see in Kuressaare

    The castle and area around is really worth to visit. But the exposition inside could be better. Also a little bit information missing which doors you could open and find something and which ones are...

  • Lovely place

    Special to Kuressaare.Lovely visit to family. Fine exhibition for family and easy acsess. Lovely staff.

  • Lots of local history in a well-preserved castle.

    Once you get used to low doorways, the extensive displays dating back to medieval times are interesting. Be sure to pick-up the English explanations that are on sheets beside the entrance to each...


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