Rakvere Stronghold

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

When you enter the stronghold, 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 stronghold in Rakvere offers a lot of excitement for the entire family!

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

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  • Put on the knights robe and explore the old castle like in the medieval times

    Arrived the next day after a big event in the first days of September. The Summer program had just ended so only a handful of activities we got to do. So be sure to check the open...

  • Cruise shore excursion

    This was a beautiful medieval experience. The preservation of the history is very interesting and the castle has a very authentic feel. The traditional lunch and shooting the long bows add to the...

  • Entertaining

    It's a mix between a ruïn and a castle, more castle then ruïn. Definitely worth visiting, especially with a familiy in summertime due to all the efforts the local Rakvere people have put into...


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