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Cesis Medieval Castle

Pils Laukums 9, Cesis 4101, Latvia
+371 64 121 815
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Excellent guide tour by Jānis! And discover territory to find "sleeping" Lenin

We were 6 people from 3 countries visiting the Medieval Castle as a part of our 2 day trip around... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
eeLOnaw
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Latvia
Literally... GREAT!

I honestly looked like a kid in Disneyland. The castle has lots to explore, but the best thing is... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Mattia B
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Treviso, Italy
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“medieval castle” (29 reviews)
“nice walk” (7 reviews)
“lovely park” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Pils Laukums 9, Cesis 4101, Latvia
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+371 64 121 815
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

We were 6 people from 3 countries visiting the Medieval Castle as a part of our 2 day trip around Cesis. We called this place in advance and booked a guide to get some insights about this historical place. Very recommended! During one hour we...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

I honestly looked like a kid in Disneyland. The castle has lots to explore, but the best thing is that you have to carry a small lantern around to light your way into the bowels of the powerful fortress of the Teutonic Order. Do not...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing place to come in winter time! Dont miss pils lake and the amazing surrounding view. Loved it!

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

This is the birthplace of the Latvian flag and the seat of Latvian identity. Well maintained artifacts and a great source of historical fact.

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

We went off-season so we had the castle to ourselves. Awesome!!! You are provided with a real lantern with a candle to explore all of the nooks and crannies - very well preserved. We visited during a light snow so we didnt explore as much...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We hired a taxi from Riga to visit this castle and what a fabulous trip. The Castle is sensational. What an impressive day out. I was hooked from the moment we arrived, but when the lady at the desk gave me candle lantern and said...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful and well kept park, had a nice walk around the pond with swans and ducks swimming in it, this is definitely number 1 tourist object in Cesis.

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

This castle might be one of the best castle ruins that we have visited. The castle itself ( with the wax candle to help us see our way), the castle grounds and the medieval garden are all pluses. The book in the tourist info centre...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Cost is only 5€ and it is worth it. It took me about 2 hours to walk around, up and down the stairs using a lantern, pleasure garanteed

Thank Lisetravel
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

A nice walk inside and outside the castle ruins, stunning view from the tower, medieval atmosphere. Especially beautiful in the autumn. Apart from the ruins, there was also a possibility to visit some exhibitions.

Thank Santa P
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