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Rear gate of Haapsalu Episcopal castle
Estonia

The episcopal castle of Haapsalu is one of the most remarkable examples of Estonian Middle-Age fortress architecture, the glory of which can be traced today only by ruins. Castle is also knowh because of the legend of White Lady who's figure appears on a window on the southern wall of Haapsalu Dome Church during the full moon nights in August.

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送信日: 02/11/2010
更新日: 20/08/2014
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Tags: castle; church; catholic; white lady; haapsalu; estonia; ruins; belltower; middle-age; fortress; stronghold; architecture; history; sight; sightworthy; ancient
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