Ruins of Maasi fort-castle

Maasi medieval fort-castle was built with the forced labour of islanders. That's how the ruling Liivi order punished indigenous inhabitants for the uprising, which had destroyed orders previous stronghold. Seaside fort-castle was undefeated until blown up by Danes. 8m walls that survived the destruction have become a landmark.
Good to know: On August 11th, 1576, Danish king Frederik II ordered Maasi stronghold destroyed, it has been in ruins ever since.

Maasi medieval fort-castle was built with the forced labour of islanders. That's how the ruling Liivi order punished indigenous inhabitants for the uprising, which had destroyed orders previous stronghold. Seaside fort-castle was undefeated until blo

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  • Castle ruins

    No admission charge, so you are free to walk around the ruins. There's a small stand outside the ruins, where Estonian handcrafts (mainly things made from juniper wood) are sold.

  • 14th-century castles are cool

    Maasilinn is a really old fort/castle that's kind of falling apart, but you're still allowed to climb inside and explore its innards, which makes you feel like you're in a video game or movie...

  • Piece of History with Amazing views.

    From above it looks like the castle is completely ruined.it still looks awesome of course 😃. However,when U going down upstairs you are getting real ''deal'' how big it was,full of life etc. Ps the...


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