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Turaida Castle

Sigulda, Latvia
+371 67 971 402
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“main tower” (11 reviews)
“day trip” (14 reviews)
“the reserve” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Sigulda, Latvia
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+371 67 971 402
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"main tower"
in 11 reviews
"day trip"
in 14 reviews
"the reserve"
in 4 reviews
"sculpture park"
in 5 reviews
"great park"
in 4 reviews
"wooden church"
in 7 reviews
"medieval times"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful grounds"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"medieval history"
in 3 reviews
"interesting exhibits"
in 3 reviews
"gauja river"
in 10 reviews
"long walk"
in 5 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 10 reviews
"surrounding area"
in 4 reviews
"watch tower"
in 3 reviews
"top floor"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This castle makes You fantasy to work, all this towers and steps... Good exhibition area, beautiful sightseeing. All houses are recovered or rebuilt like real old ones.

Thank Tiiu P
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Reviewed 4 days ago

These ruins are somewhat interesting. The views from the tower are very nice, but you have to walk up narrow steps that number something like 130. There is a small shop on the 2nd floor. If people have been to other castles, it might be...More

Thank Bruce C
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's a nice Castle located near sigulda city. Very good views and a lot of past Latvian history connected to this place. Also very beautiful nature surrounding this place as well as the longest Latvian river Gauja goes around it. Highly recommend for a visit.

Thank Sumeet k
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not all that much to see, but there is a nice walk through the woods around the base of the castle. Not sure it is worth visiting without going to nearby Sigulda Castle, and even then, it is only just about worth it. But we...More

Thank ClunkNebbermorth
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Beautiful castle ruins in Sigulda. The views from the tower are amazing. Nice area to picnic and learn about history of the area as well as the local legends surrounding the castle. Well preserved and clean grounds surrounding castle.

Thank Jennifer D
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

If it wasnt for a walk in the park and view from the tower, there really wouldnt be much to see. Lots of indoor space sparsely filled with small and insignificant artefacts of the past. A screen here and there but otherwise still soviet kind...More

Thank RolandsRolands
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyable view from the tower! It was totally worth climbing the tower :) As for the rest, great park close by. The castle itself.. also nice, but not mind-blowing.

Thank Tatyana M
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Great item to put on your list when going to Sigulda and surrounding area. The castle is well preserved with some history and lovely views

Thank Latvian_dude
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

This castle was renewed and undergone restauration. Location is really great. On the top of the hill. View is amaizing. We odserved all around from the old tower in the middle of the castle yard. beautiful nature

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Had a great view of the castle. It was snowing when we went in. The whole place is superbly arranged.

Thank Ajesh K
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jacobw560
25 July 2017|
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Response from quarryhouse99 | Reviewed this property |
Train from Riga to Sigulda. Bus from there to castle. Return the same way. Very cheap and easy.
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cjsweetcandy
8 March 2017|
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Response from JonDoe04134 | Reviewed this property |
Look for my review from January 11, I uploaded photos of buses to/from the castle. Sigulda and Turaida castle are near each other, but the buses are few and far between, otherwise it's a long walk, although a pleasant one I... More
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