Medieval castle in Saaremaa

August 27, 2018 7:02 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The earliest written record mentioning Kuressaare castle is from the 1380s. Some sources claim that the first castle was built of wood. As the inhabitants of Saaremaa put up stiff resistance to foreign efforts to Christianise them, the castle was undoubtedly built as part of a wider effort by the crusaders to gain control over the island

  • Aperture: ƒ/32
  • Camera: Canon EOS 6D
  • Taken: 10 July, 2018
  • Exposure bias: +1/3EV
  • Flash fired: no
  • Focal length: 54mm
  • ISO: 50
  • Shutter speed: 1s
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