The Krimulda Castle Ruins
The Krimulda Castle Ruins
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Deanosaur89
Edmonton, Canada7,817 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
The Krimulda Castle Ruins overlook the Gauja Valley. Coming from a place without castles and ruins we found them interesting. Nearby is the cable car station that goes over the valley and there is a hike down some stairs that leads to the Gutman's Cave. There is a good look out point from where you can see the other castles in the area - Sigulda Castle and Turaida Castle. Both castles are worth checking out and we enjoyed our overnight trip from Riga in the area. Parking by the ruins is free and we were the only ones there when we went. There is also the Krimulda Manor nearby which sounded interesting but we didn't have the time.
Written 20 April 2024
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Mauricio C
Bogota, Colombia205 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
No to much to see ruins are really ruins. But the town is interesting. Fin inside the manor house is really scary…………….👆👆
Written 9 May 2023
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Steviefull
Kidderminster, UK1,943 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
The remains of the castle are very much that, a couple of walls with openings, which isn't surprising considering it dates from the 14th century. As with the manor house it isn't worth the visit alone if coming from Riga but if here for a hike or something else then worth a 10 minute visit.
Written 6 March 2023
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Ann P
Kyiv, Ukraine201 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
We arrived in Sigulda by train, and to get to this castle, we went down a lot and then up. But there is also a cable car. The road up the stairs was difficult, but the view of the river, trees and flowers in the spring was beautiful.
The old quarter (Krimulda estate) is short, but interesting than the ruins. So the road took us more time, than the ruins itself.
Written 29 May 2022
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Giorgio P
Helsinki, Finland265 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
Very nice place. It doesn't have so much historical buildings to visit, but is it inside the gauja national park, so it can be a stop where enjoy some old building.

Krimulda castle has a big tower where you can have a beautiful view of Gauja valley. There is a big green area, where it's possible relax and kids can play.

Price is around 7,5 euros (adult ticket) which includes also the price of parking which is in front of castle
Written 11 August 2020
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Veronica V
Helsinki, Finland57 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Friends
Of course we wanted to see this, because we lived next to it. The best part was the inner court whit its many flowers and the views from the cliff.
Written 5 August 2019
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Peteris V
Sigulda, Latvia129 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Solo
Not much is left from the medieval castle. One corner was rebuilt as "ruins", but next to it is Krimulda manor which buildings are built from stones taken from medieval castle ruins. There is really nice view to Turaida castle and stairs going down to beautiful Vikmeste river valley.
Written 4 April 2019
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Sharls G
Traralgon, Australia346 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Couples
Despite what the internet says, the castle isnt open Mondays, which is more than a bit annoying when we paid a driver from Riga to see this!
Not good enough!
Written 8 October 2018
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Silvermist
15 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Friends
This is a small open area with no admission fee required. There's not much to see of the castle itself, it quite literally lies in ruins. Doesn't seem like there were ever restoration attempts. On the other hand, you can just roam around free, climb the ancient stones, and take cool medieval-style photos in window openings.
Written 1 September 2018
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Ono O
Fremont, CA2,739 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017
This castle is just ruins, and there really isn't much to see. I don't recommend making a special trip to see this, but if you are in the area, 5 minutes is a good amount of time if you want to get out of the car to stretch your legs.
Written 18 July 2018
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