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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Oksana Roosileht (3 years ago)
Место красивое, но это действительно развалины... на городище - легкий намек.
Janek Koltsov (3 years ago)
Suvine rännak
Tanel Pärnamets (3 years ago)
Heiki Tomann (3 years ago)
With nice weather priceless views and good for picnic.
Inno Tähismaa (4 years ago)
Kaunid vaated, hea piknikuks.
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