Rakvere Castle

The castle in Rakvere offers a lot of excitement for the entire family!

When you enter the castle, you will find yourself in a theme park representing the everyday life of the 16th century. There, both young and old visitors can spend an exciting day as they dress up as knights and warriors, enjoy various entertainers, and learn a thing or two about the life of people in the Middle Ages and the early modern period.

Additionally, there is a wine cellar, a torture chamber, a death room and a hell, a Red Lanterns Street, a medieval brothel, a barber's shop, and an alchemist's workshop.

Shenkenberg Tavern, which is located in the stronghold, offers meals made after medieval recipes.

The castle in Rakvere offers a lot of excitement for the entire family!

When you enter the castle, you will find yourself in a theme park representing the everyday life of the 16th century.

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  • Nice place to walk around

    Nice place to walk around and see how the life was in castles - they have costumes, activities, animals there.

  • Interesting place

    It is worthwhile to spend hour or two to visit the caste, especially if you travel with kids and this is just one of few castles/ fortresses your are going to visit. Nice place, but almost these are...

  • Good attraction for children

    The castle has undergone a lot of renovation and provides numerous activities for children to discover the history of the fortress. It is a must do if you are in Rakvere, particularly if you are...


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