Rakvere Castle, Rakvere

4.5
Take in the view from the ramparts, see the horrors of torture chambers, and taste genuine medieval recipes at Rakvere Castle. The site of the castle has been used as a stronghold since ancient times; much of the current structure took shape in the 14th century during Danish rule and the rule of the knights of the Livonian Order. Throughout its history, the castle saw a lot of combat and changed hands on numerous occasions. Today, visitors can fully immerse themselves in a medieval atmosphere through reenactments, tours, and exhibits. Don't miss the chance to learn some traditional skills, such as marzipan making, blacksmithing, or sword fighting. Some activities and tours need to be booked in advance; you can do it online. Add Rakvere Castle to your Rakvere travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Rakvere trip planning website .
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  • Interesting medieval castle of the Livonian Order. Lots of exhibitions about the history of Rakvere and various shows such as firing a cannon and lighting up gunpowder. Nice medieval restaurant. Good ...  more »
  • Awesome place! The location is great. Especially liked the Tour)))).
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  • Greatest place with super friendly staff and quite cheep gift shop. Highly recommended! 💚
  • Completely ruined the whole visit for me when they yelled at me for petting a nice friendly goat. 2/10. Only giving you those 2 points for the beautiful goat. Waste of money if you can't even pet the goat.
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