Ida-Virumaa Travel Guide

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Johvi

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Narva

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Kuremae

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Toila

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Valaste

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Kivioli

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Kalvi

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Johvi

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  • Mountains

    Johvi Things to Do

    Jõhvi is surrounded by artifical mountains - spoil tips. Spoil tips grew in Johvi surroundings in result of minning. This mines were closed more then 20 years ago. Some of mountains are older - 30 years old and they are covered by trees and forests. They are interesting places for climbing up, hiking and looking nice panoramas. Terricons are...

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  • Shop of local products

    Johvi Local Customs

    In december 2013 was opened shop of local products (mostly food) - Talupood (Farm shop). It is a good shop to buy local souvenire or food producted in Ida-Virumaa county. Some of products are "eco". For example local cheese, fresh milk, handmade breads, meat, bisquits, handmade souvenires like soap etc...It is worth to visit this shop!!Located on...

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  • Windmill near Johvi

    Johvi Off The Beaten Path

    Old windmill locates in Kabelimetsa village (very close to Kukruse) on Tallinn-Narva motorway. Very beautiful view opens from the motorway - fields, nice houses and windmill. Kabelimetsa locate in 3 min drive from Jõhvi.It is possible to get there by bus or by light traffic/walk road on foot/bicycle. Sights worth a visit in this area - Kukruse...

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Narva

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  • View of the Ivangorod

    Narva Things to Do

    From the banks of the river narva, you can see this massive fortress on the Russian side of the river. However, you can't visit. Not from here.

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  • Hermann Castle

    Narva Things to Do

    Hermann Castle is Narva’a most popular sight. It was established by the Danes as early as in 1256. It has witnessed many battles since then.It stands tall on the bank of the river narva and overlooks the much larger castle on the Russian side of the river: the Ivangorod fortress.

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  • Soviet nostalgy

    Narva Restaurants

    Vana Mölder tavern restaurant near the centre of city. Interesting thing about this restaurant is that it is very Soviet style. Probably this simple interior is originally from Soviet era. The waiter of tavern is a simple russian man in about 60's. You can choose dishes from menu. Main dishes are 5-12 EUR.And you can order Day offer (Dishes of...

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Kuremae

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  • Defence wall

    Kuremae Things to Do

    The convent is surrounded with a thick granite wall, a rectangular entrance gate belfry with seven bells, the largest weighing 2,648 kg. Massive Holy gate is built by granite and brick. Wooden chappel locate on them. The roof has green colour. On the corners of wall chapel towers are situated.

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  • Interior of Cathedral

    Kuremae Things to Do

    The middle altar, the main one in the cathedral, is that of the Dormition of the Mother of God. The southern altar is dedicated to St. Seraphim of Sarov the Miracle-Worker and to St. John Climacus, and the northern one—to St. Nicholas and St. Demetrios of Thessalonica. An icon of the Mother of God set in a precious frame and studded with precious...

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  • Uspenski cathedral

    Kuremae Things to Do

    Uspenski cathedral (Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God) is main temple of convent. It is called spiritual heart of convent. Cathedral is built of yellow and red brick (from Krenholm in Narva). It has tall walls. Architecturally it seems like Moscow-Jaroslavl's school. Five cupolas head over the cathedral. Main tower and cupola is...

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Toila

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  • Trip to town of Sillamäe

    Toila Off The Beaten Path

    Staying in Toila it is worth to visit also town of Sillamäe located very close to Toila (about 15 km).Sillamäe is one of TOP MUST SEEs in Estonia, known as pearl of Stalinist architecture. Town was created in Soviet time and was privileged town in Soviet Estonia. The nicest buildings of Soviet Era were created there. Sillamäe locates on sea shore...

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  • Sanatorium & Spa-Hotel Toila

    Toila Hotels

    Not for anyone with bad knees: you must climb a set of steep stairs to get to the Reception! The...

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  • Restaurant in Toila

    Toila Restaurants

    Fregatt is one of the best and oldest restaurants in this resort place. It is located in the heart of village. Dishes in offer are the same like in the past.It is known of its good food and is often visited by city people and tourists.

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Valaste

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    by Zirpsis Written Nov 23, 2013

    Valaste Waterfall situated on the Ontika Limestone Cliff is the highest in Estonia with its fall of 30 metres. It's rather narrow and depending on water pressure, just a small waterfall. But if you happen to be in the area, don't miss it. It is interesting enough to see.

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