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  • Jeff K
    Pittsburgh, PA1,635 contributions
    My wife and I spent about an hour here. We got an audio guide which focuses on the castle. It was informative but a lot of the discussions were too long. There were a few interesting parts but I found it a bit tedious.

    We were much more impressed with, and interested in, the permanent displays. They had one on the Forest Brothers - a group of anti-Soviet resistance fighters. It was excellent. The exhibits on the WW2 era were also very well done.

    They have a nice gift shop and the workers are very helpful.

    Recommended.
    Written 4 September 2022
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  • Dahu60
    United Kingdom47 contributions
    The food in this restaurant is of a good quality and copious. We enjoyed 2 meals there. We also visited the windmill on several floors which is very interesting.
    Written 6 October 2019
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  • Greg F
    Auckland Central, New Zealand997 contributions
    Nice spot for an evening stroll in Kurressare, and why not enjoy it with a mythical tale of the area.
    The sculpture depicts Suur Tõll , a mythical hero of the island Saaremaa, and his wife Piret.
    According to the Legend, Sõrve peninsula was important to Tõll, as from there he reached the shortest way to the island Ruhnu, where he had his cabbage field. When his wife Piret started to make a fire under the cauldron, then Tõll went through the sea to his cabbage field and came back in half an hour, so that he could hand Piret the cabbages when the water had just started to boil.
    Written 22 January 2020
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  • Emma M
    Bristol, UK111 contributions
    This exhibit is a must-see in Kuressaare! The exhibit is very detailed with loads of information on how people lived their lives during the Soviet occupation. There’s tonnes of cool artefacts and reconstructions of old Soviet shops and restaurants. The lady who works there is super friendly and happy to give a little introduction on Soviet life. I definitely recommend this museum, I was there for about two and a half hours!
    Written 27 October 2022
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  • Lynne S
    Winters, CA595 contributions
    A peaceful place to walk through. Great ice cream shop on one edge. Stop and catch up on your reading.
    Written 2 August 2018
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  • ᑎᓚᓐ
    Jericho, VT34 contributions
    Was nice to visit during the holiday season with a Christmas tree and other holiday decorations. Just very relaxing and antique-feeling. There's also plenty of restaurants there and a nice old church.
    Written 13 January 2020
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  • valeryr1965
    Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut, Israel3 contributions
    Wonderful place. My wife and daughters (12 and 15) with me spend there full day. The owner is great and kind man with deep knowledge and willing to share it. Everything is build by him and possible to try... Thanks to owner. It was great time.
    Written 8 August 2018
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  • Aleksandra Z
    7 contributions
    This place will not take a lot of time, but this will be funny time. Will not retell this place story (as this is part you are going to discover on the place, but it was surprising and fresh. I'm not sure, if suits for small kids, but for teens was perfect.
    Written 3 July 2022
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  • Martins V
    Jurmala, Latvia388 contributions
    This galery is located in the Rathause, right near the tourism information centre and contains pieces of contemporary art. It is worthwhile to take a tour and to intorduce yourself with it :)
    Written 7 July 2015
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  • PBTravelstheWorld
    Lynden, WA398 contributions
    Memorial to those who fought for the First Period of Latvian Independence 1918-1920. It is located right in the middle of town and is perfect to stroll by in the evening after a good dinner.
    Written 21 August 2020
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  • Martins V
    Jurmala, Latvia388 contributions
    It is located on the way to Bishops Castle, so that it is diffcult to miss it :) You may wish to find something interesting for you or your spouse :)
    Written 7 July 2015
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  • GinDub
    Quebec City, Canada640 contributions
    A small little city with charm . you can stop take a coffee and enjoyed the architecture the city hall is very nice clean and stand there
    Written 6 October 2019
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  • Pekka Tai Joku V
    9 contributions
    A bit poor condition. Better visit would be REO. 12 km from city center. Open every day. Monks and nuns labouring in gardens.
    Written 5 August 2019
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  • Gene R J
    Silver Spring, MD8,555 contributions
    After shopping in the COOP Supermarket, we walked around the town center, now undergoing renovation, and spotted the tall white tower of this church and decided to enter.
    After the vestibule, the second door opened to the interior and we were overwhelmed with organ music. It turns out there was a recital and after several minutes, the organist descended the back stairs to congregation applause and received a bouquet of flowers at the front. Beautiful white interior columns, pews, and altar.
    Written 19 August 2018
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  • pingviinipoeg
    Paris, France9 contributions
    Kuressaare is well known among Estonians for its numerous attractive vintage & antique shops! The number of little boutiques is substantial for a small city of 13 000 inhabitants This vintage & antique boutique "eAntiik" is one of the biggest, offering an impressive selection of items. Many cool vintage items date back to the Soviet era! When speaking with the owner, we learned that the items have been hand-picked carefully by her. The building itself belonged to the great-great-grandfather of the hostess, who was a tailor. This Kauba Street has always been a street for local boutiques – already “Kauba” in Estonian means “merchandises” in English.
    Written 4 February 2013
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