Source: Angela Aru

Viljandi lossipark (Viljandi castle park)

The park is located on the slope of the ancient valley and is named after the ruins of the order castle. When the town started to grow in the second half of the 19th century the need for a recreational zone arose. In 1863 the right to use the castle hills was received from the manor. The works were initiated in 1893.
In 1925 the Varese sild (Crow bridge) was finished and connected the town with the park. Interesting to know: · the works where initially carried out by convicts. These were people who were bearing liability in the house of detention for whatever reason and were thereby able to shorten their sentence. A main component of the landscape of the park is the relief, the proximity of a body of water is also important. Take a look at the aerial panorama (picture by Joel Tammet).

The park is located on the slope of the ancient valley and is named after the ruins of the order castle. When the town started to grow in the second half of the 19th century the need for a recreational zone arose. In 1863 the right to use the castle

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  • The swing is crazy

    Apparently this village swing would be used during festivals by a dozen people. Our guide said he has been on it and the energy required to make it really fly is exhausting. When we were there the...

  • So peaceful, so lovely but please read information on important citizens

    We enjoyed our visit here immensely it was so beautifully kept, ( as We found throughout Estonia). There is a lovely peaceful feeling to the whole place even though there are little places to play...

  • beautiful

    it is near the castle ruins and the rope bridge, you can swing there with your friends and have a lot of fun.


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