Kirumpää Castle Ruins

Võru, Estonia

The first record of Kirumpää Castle (in German Kirrumpäh) dates back to the year 1322. It was one of the residences of Bishopric of Dorpat. The castle was destroyed in a Swedish-Russian war in 1658. Much of the ruins were used for construction in Võru town in XVIII-XIX century. Today, there is little left of the former castle. The ruins are located on a small scenic hill.

Reference: Wikimedia Commons

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Ringtee, Võru, Estonia
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Founded: 1322
Category: Ruins in Estonia
Historical period: Danish and Livonian Order (Estonia)

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Kevin ziugand (11 months ago)
Very beautiful place
Kaarel Jagomagi (13 months ago)
I love history and this place is so awesome!
Konstantin Murašov (3 years ago)
Not so much left. Just a hill with signs on the ground, that there were a wall, a fortification. Not a great place for picknick, no place to make fire or to sit. Come, take a look and go off. Not much to do.
Solvita Murašov (3 years ago)
KIVIHUNNIK!!! Monkey approves
Oksana Roosileht (4 years ago)
Место красивое, но это действительно развалины... на городище - легкий намек.
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