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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  • 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...

  • Loved it

    I liked being inside the castle and explore those passages. On the top is a nice view to the sea. Loved it!

  • A surprising fortress

    The building at the Maasi fortification has been ruins for almost 509 years but it was fascinating to see the vaulted cellar in such a good shape. The old lady at the souvenir kiosk volunteered...


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