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Vyborg Castle

Vyborg, Russia
+7 931 281-13-78
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Undergoing restoration

The Castle in Vyborg is certainly one of the bigger and more significant attractions in the town... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Greg W
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
via mobile
nice place

this is nice castle, yet not fully rennovated, but with interesting architecture. you will enjoy to... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Edgar K
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London, United Kingdom
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“great tower” (2 reviews)
“nice place” (2 reviews)
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Vyborg, Russia
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The Castle in Vyborg is certainly one of the bigger and more significant attractions in the town. Despite looking very grand, the scaffolding and repair works going on took the edge off slightly. However, we wandered into the settlement and took a look. Further away,...More

1  Thank Greg W
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

this is nice castle, yet not fully rennovated, but with interesting architecture. you will enjoy to have a look to this castle from city and take selfies.

1  Thank Edgar K
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Castle on the island, great tower (under reconstruction in Aug'17), nice Musem (three floors), very interesting part cocncerned of Finnish times and Winter War (1939-40). Quite balanced exposition about 1944 part of war and Karelia reclamation by USSR.

Thank Gie K
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

At the time of our visit it was quite busy and very interesting, many people. We climbed up the tower (though there was a small queue) and the views were unparalelled.

Thank Tina Q
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

This is a stop for many tour buses traveling from Helsinki to St Petersburg. We only had 40 minutes and I would have preferred a couple of hours to see the castle, other historic buildings and the town. The history of this city is very...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

It's a great place, but... it desperately need two things: money and maintenance. Such a pity to see how this unique castle falls apart. It's too hot inside, exhibitions needs more information on other languages (especially the one at the first floor), toilets are terribly...More

2  Thank Maryel666
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

An interesting place with a significant history through changed Nationality, Swedish, Finnish and now Russian. Best with a guide to get best out of visit

Thank gtd837
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

Vyborg is the last city of Russia, before you enter finland. The castle is a 16th century monument. Its around 2-3 hors drive from St Petersburg, worth seeing as a weekend getaway. Dont expect much from the castle. Minor play games are organised for kids...More

Thank RV0681
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

A typical medieval era castle located in small town of Vyborg. It's a must to visit this castle which is surrounded by waters on all side and has a small museum located inside. It has great history and has been part of Swiss, Finland and...More

1  Thank Rohan_D23
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

this is nice historic place, but need restoration, they try to restore this place, but how is it going right now .. will be a long way to go "

Thank vik5834
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