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Rakvere and its castle, discover this great medieval location



The city is located in the Lääne-Viru county. The city is the Estonia’s fifth largest city. It’s a small, attractive and developing city and hosts a growing number of art events. A part of its charming old town, the city is known for the medieval fortress. The 700 years old Castle now houses a weaponry exhibit, a medieval chamber of horrors and archery range. Adjacent to the fort is a 7-metre long, 4-metre high bronze of an aurach, the largest animal sculpture in the Baltics.
To learn more about the castle, please visit the webpage www.rakverelinnus.ee/en

Source: Estonia Tourist Board – Visit Estonia

Here’s a sampling of major yearly recurring events in Rakvere:

Rakvere City days

The days celebrate the birthday of the town. During three days the visitors can participate in various events, culminating in the handicraft market in the town centre.
Period: June