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Address: | Tartu maakond, Alatskivi 60201, Estonia
Phone Number: +372 730 2370
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Nice castle

This is nice castle with huge park. There is an interesting exhibition about composer - Eduard Tubin.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 August 2016
Māris K
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Part museum, part restaurant, part shrine and concert site, add a dash of local crafts in the basement and extensive grounds, this is a quiet but worthwhile visit. One of the few places globally where a restaurant tries to mix Scottish cuisine with Estonian!

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Thank mitiros
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is nice castle with huge park. There is an interesting exhibition about composer - Eduard Tubin.

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Thank Māris K
Tartu, Estonia
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

It is not a cheap place to eat but the atmosphere and the food quality is worth it. The wine list is also long and everyone should get to choose something for their taste (except for the rose, they only had one in the list... a good one, though).

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Alastkivi Castle is a proper castle not far from Lake Peipus and Tartu. Recommended place to visit if you're in the area.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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231 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 355 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

We enjoyed our self-guided tour of the manor, though there is little explanatory material of the individual rooms. The country has done a wonderful restoring this beautiful mid-19th century estate. The restoration work is described in great detail. We especially enjoyed the exhibit on Tubin, one of the most notable Estonian composers and conductors. The grounds are a delight as... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

My friend and I stayed here and for 80E a night, with made to order breakfast, what a steal. This is the best deal around. We loved the grounds and the restaurant. We rented a car and explored surrounding area during day. We got lucky and an old Estonian lady took us on a walk from white bride of this... More 

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Gold Coast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

This beautiful manor house is gradually being restored again after years of neglect. The rooms show the splendour of the times, the chimneys in the different rooms were definitely necessary. Search for the servants quarters in the basement, climb to the top to see out from the balcony window.

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Vevey, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

The castle is set in lovely grounds and has a decent restaurant. Though it was from the Swedes it is based on Balmoral Castle in Scotland allegedly but not so grand. Inside they try hard with the old house and a display on the conductor Edvard Tubin. Takes about 15-20 minutes so 5.50 euro is a bit pricey.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2013

Who would have thought that this beautiful castle was a gift to a secretary of the Swedish king Gustav II Adolf in the 1601. During the early 1600 Estonia was actually a part of the Swedish Empire ! Visiting the castle mid October is actually a bit too late as there's hardly anyone there and the restaurant was very empty... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

Too overcrowded, in good shape and well restored, have a nice walk in the park. The park is a nice place to arrange picknick.

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