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    Wesenberg Rakvere Castle

    • Rakvere, Estonia
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      Rakvere Castle, or Wesenberg, built in the 13th century by the Danes at the site of the ancient city of the Estonians. Later the castle passed to the Livonian Order, the city has grown around it. Rakvere many times rebuilt in the early 17th century fortress has undergone considerable damage, on its ruins was first arranged in a quarry and later built the Swedish manor.

      Restoration of the castle began in the 20th century. Modern look Castle acquired in 1988, but restoration work is being done now. This magnificent building with multiple towers, many rooms and several gates. You can see the wine cellar, bathroom Torture, craftsmen's workshops. Visitors a rental clothing made on the model of the medieval and invited to dine at the tavern traditional Estonian dishes.

      The castle Rakvere held costumed reconstruction, you can see objects of medieval life, most of the exhibits are allowed to not only take pictures but also to take over. If the guided tour is not interested in the guests, they are allowed to wander through all the rooms of the fortress on their own.

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