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Explore the medieval Rakvere Castle and Its surroundings on this 4-hour tour from Tallinn, Estonia.
Your first stop will be Jagala Waterfall. It’s located next to the beautiful Lahemaa National Park. Jagala is the highest natural waterfall in Estonia. It is easily accessible. Take photos of the massive stunning waterfall to share with family and friends on social media.
You’ll then have a special private guided tour of Rakvere Medieval Castle. This ruined 13th century castle belonged to Danish kings, Divonian Order of knight-monks and Swedish and Polish states. It had been under siege by Ivan the Terrible and Peter the Great.
The Castle offers many exciting activities that reflect the past. You can take part in a sword fight or an archery competition and visit an alchemical laboratory. Visit the armory and feel the metal of the old swords. Mint your own castle coins or make pottery. See historical weapons, the wine cellar and the torture chamber. Go up on the wall and enjoy a view of the surrounding countryside from the watch tower.
Next you’ll explore the city of Rakvere. See the statue of Tarvas. This ancient bull is a symbol of the town. The statue was unveiled in 2002 to mark the 700th anniversary of Rakvere and its base bears the town’s coat of arms. It is believed touching the statue will bring you good luck.
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