Toolse Order Castle

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Toolse Order Castle
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The Order castle of Toolse is one of the more recent medieval castles on the northern coast of Estonia, it is also the castle located closest to the sea. The initial fortified manor house was probably erected by the order in the 14th century with the purpose of protecting the port, trade location and routes. During the Livonian war the castle passed on through many hands and finally ended up in the possession of Swedish troops. It was entirely destroyed in the Northern war in the beginning of the 18th century.Today inside the ruins:· Excursions are offered providing insight into history· An exciting adventure path was created· A pirate ship· Treasure quests and games of skill are organised on advance notice
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AlterSchwede13
Boblingen, Germany1,518 contributions
Oct 2019
The old castle as a whole is the magic here: the ruin is nothing special for me, but it lies very beautifully, you walk great over fields, up to the sea, climbs on stones. It's all very beautiful and idyllic.
Written 1 November 2019
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Julius Jansson
Kauniainen, Finland56 contributions
Jul 2018
If you´re coming from Tallinn, the drive is a bit long by Estonian standards. But it´s worth it! The castle is located on a seashore in a quiet area. You´re free to roam the ruins as you like. There are introductions to the site history in English, Estonian and Russian. When you´re done with the castle you can go to the beach right nearby or drive around and see the other old buildings the area of Kunda (the town nearby) has to offer.
Written 19 November 2018
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CopperTeaPot
Russia473 contributions
Aug 2016 • Couples
Ruins are very clean and in good condition. There are a dozen of information boards with photos and texts about this or that room in the castle, and about the history. Information boards are water-proof and vandal-proof.
Despite of walls of castle are about to fall, they are fastened with steel belts and partly fixed - so it is safe to walk in any place.
Castle is surrounded by sea, located in very romantic place, so it was easy for me to imagine myself Prince Hamlet in Elsinore.
Written 15 February 2017
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Marcus D
Tartu, Estonia1,289 contributions
Aug 2015 • Couples
Only if you have an interest in the Teutonic Knights and their Order Fortresses, enjoy atmospheric ruins, and are in the locality and it is NOT raining, Toolse is worth seeing. The car park is free of charge, the Castle is a ruin and the Visitor's information board is almost totally non-existent. But with a little imagination it is possible to see why the Order built this Castle, here.
Written 24 April 2016
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Leraa430
London, England, United Kingdom49 contributions
Toolse is a must see in the North Estonian area. This old ruins are in the middle of nowhere and you can see plenty of swans if you arrive at the right time. It's kept very clean, lots.of flowers and amazing views will wait for you there among with the famous estonian rocks. :)
Written 18 July 2014
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