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Estonia’s Curious Palaces & Castles

Season 6 Episode 610 | 28m 54s

Christine traces the history of Estonian homes made for Baltic Germans, Scandinavians and Russians. She visits Kadriorg Palace, built by Peter the Great, and named for his wife Katherine. Next, she explores the curious history of Alatskivi Castle and tours Palmse Manor, surrounded by Lahemaa National Park. At Vihula Manor, Christine interviews a historian who lives in an Estonian manor house.

Aired: 10/14/23 | Expires: 02/14/24
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
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Curious Traveler Season 6 is here!
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