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

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 188 reviews | Write a review
  • Kuressaare must see

    Kuressaare castle presents well preserved medieval fortification. It is an impressive historic site. Today it serves a site for concerts and other events. A few hours at minimum should be allocated...

  • Very beautiful!

    The glory given to Saaremaa and Kuresssaare in particular is so well deserved. This is SUCH a beautiful place to be. I cannot stress strongly enough the beauty of the castles and architecture of...

  • Impressive sight, decent museum

    The castle is by far the most imposing sight in town and probably anywhere in Saaremaa. It has been restored extensively, complete with the outside moats and embankments built in the later...


Features and amenities
Share your photos by using #visitestonia