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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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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  • Rich exibition

    A very good destination with scool age children. Castle has been filled with a rich and interesting exibition from different ages. Clean and friendly. Very interesting exibition on kings and...

  • Very interesting and fun to lose yourself in this beautiful medieval Castle

    The best preserved medieval Castle in Europe is this one! Every step makes you discover something unusual: several types of exhibitions from nature to politics, going through history, culture etc...

  • Typical castle with history of Saaremaa and Estonia

    Price is 6 euros for adults, if you want to get inside the building and see presentations from different ages, from medieval to nowadays. Walking around castle is free.


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