Sights & landmarks in Haapsalu

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  • SakuKim
    Los Cristianos, Spain290 contributions
    Haapsalu old town is my favorite place to visit in Estonia. The small old town is surrounded by the sea, very nice small streets to walk, visit some restaurants or cafe´. There were places on the sea where the ice was cleaned from snow and ice skaters enjoying themselves. The town is not busy in winter time, rather peaceful. Lots of great apartments available, some close to the old town even have sauna and zacuzzi where we relaxed.
    Written 13 January 2022
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  • SakuKim
    Los Cristianos, Spain290 contributions
    Impressive castle to visit with children. There was a children playground just a few minutes walk from the castle. This is a must visit in Haapsalu and a very good reason to visit Haapsalu. We visited last time in December 2021 but know that there are lots of events like concerts and American car show organised during summer months. A few hours past quite fast walking around and in the castle.
    Written 13 January 2022
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  • SakuKim
    Los Cristianos, Spain290 contributions
    We enjoyed walking almost the entire promenade, very nice as it goes all the way at the sea and around the Haapsalu old town. It has parks, restaurants, the Africa beach and cafe´s. The Africa beach itself seems to be very suitable to visit even with smaller children and they have a playground just close to the beach. We enjoyed visiting Haapsalu as there are many restaurants and nice apartments to choose from. Our apartment even had sauna and a jacuzzi and no need to visit any of the SPA hotels.
    Written 13 January 2022
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  • SakuKim
    Los Cristianos, Spain290 contributions
    Impressive castle to visit with children. This is a must visit in Haapsalu and a very good reason to visit Haapsalu. We visited last time in December 2021 but know that there are lots of events like concerts and American car show organised during summer months. A few hours past quite fast walking around and in the castle.
    Written 13 January 2022
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  • MC0777
    Oulu, Finland7,102 contributions
    This is a place to sit after having a walk on a beach side of the city.
    As you approach the bench, you begin to hear the composer's music and information about him.
    Written 7 July 2019
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  • palawanismyhome
    Palawan Island, Philippines20,707 contributions
    This church can be found in a park by the promenade. Unfortunately it was closed during my visit but still it makes for a beautiful photograph.
    Written 21 June 2019
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  • TGaines
    Ridgefield, CT USA67 contributions
    A dolomite creation Sundial, was completed by Roman Haavamae, a well known designer and sculptor of Haapsalu urban area, in 1924. It tells the story of human life from the beginning to the end and the text along the perimeter says :Thus a human life disappeares in the endless circle of time...
    Written 9 August 2016
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  • TGaines
    Ridgefield, CT USA67 contributions
    Dr.Carl Abraham Hunnius ( 1797-1851 ) paved the road to Haapsalu for those with chronic joint diseases and musculoskeletal problems. He discovered the therapeutic attributes of Haapsalu mud and founded the first mud resort in Haapsalu and Estonia. The resort was completed in 1928. In memory of Dr.Hunnius a dolomite /bronze monument to the pioneer of Haapsalu mud therapy decorates the Promenade. It was created by Roman Haavamagi (1891-1964) , who moved to Haapsalu in 1921.
    Written 10 August 2016
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  • The Curiologist
    12 contributions
    This picturesque setting is a great place to listen to some Cyrillus Kreek, learn about his life and take in the view he would have had from his house.

    However, you will need to bring your own resources to make the most of it. A smartphone (with headphones) will allow you to read about his life on Wikipedia and listen to his requiem and other pieces on YouTube.
    Written 16 February 2019
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  • Margus T
    Tallinn, Estonia16 contributions
    Well, its a ordinary monument. Nothing to watch there. When you walking by, take a look and there is some info to read.
    Written 23 July 2021
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  • Halkidis
    Southwest Finland, Finland4,679 contributions
    Beautiful old Church on your way from Episcopal Castle to sea front. Worth of visit, because in Haapsalu you can easily walk from every major attraction to another
    Written 30 August 2016
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