Traveling in the southern part of Ida-Virumaa it is worth to stop in picturesque town-type village Iisaku. And visit baker's shop or cafe.
Iisaku baker produces tasty village bread, bisquits, cakes.
Bread has interesting taste. It consist fried pieces of meat.
Favorite thing: Toila-Oru park is the one of the most beautiful places in Ida-Virumaa and Estonia. It has interesing history connected to Russian czar times and 1st republic of Estonia. Park is an important part of Toila sea resort.
Waterfall of Ontika is the one of the most popular seaside places in Ida-Virumaa and one of the main centres of attractions of region.
Ontika is a small village on a high coast of Baltic Sea,
5 km from Kohtla-Jarve
15 km from Johvi
10 km from Toila
This waterfall is highest in Estonia!!!!!! and is very great place to enjoy live.
Near is situated good hostel for travelers.
Favorite thing: Kuremae Nunnery, the most popular tourist sight of Ida-Viru County, is the only functioning nunnery in Estonia. Puhtitsa Orthodox Nunnery, present Kuremae Nunnery, was established in 1891 by prince Sergei Dahhovsky. The Kuremae cloister gives a lodging for a night to visitors. At present there are 154 nuns, active in agriculture and animal breeding. Around Kuremae there are a number of places connected with both Slavonic and Estonian legends, such as the sacred spring at the foot of a hill and secular oak, under this tree – as the legend says – liked to rest Kalevipoeg. (A hero of national epos.) Local people believe that the spring water and the oak bark have medicinal properties. This village – is the place, where nature and man have met and now they are living in harmony!
Ida-Virumaa is known also like place with great industrial landscapes.
On the picture you can see a hill created by persons(artificial mountain). The biggest in Baltic states.
Order stronghold of Narva, the Narva River and the fortified stronghold of Jaanilinn(Ivangorod)-Russia.
-This is the one of this type stronghold in all Europe.
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