Paide, Järvamaa Sūtīt e-pastu
Order Castle Ruins And Rampart Tower Of Paide / AprakstsBuilding of Paide order castle started in 1265 under the leadership of Konrad von Mandern. Local white limestone was suitable material to build the fortification. The original tower of Tall Hermann was octagonal with the height of over 30 meters and the thickness of the walls of about 3 meters. The rampart tower and castle ruins were first conserved at the end of 19th century. In 1913 a park was planted on the hill. In 1941 Soviet soldiers destroyed the rampart tower – the symbol of both Paide and Järva County. To celebrate the 650th anniversary of the St. George's Night uprising the tower was restored in 1993.
Rampart Tower is open:
From Wednesday to Sunday 11.00-18.00
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