Unique Places in Narva

  • vasknarva
    vasknarva
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  • kuramae,puhtitsa cathedral
    kuramae,puhtitsa cathedral
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  • peipsi lake
    peipsi lake
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Narva

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    palmse,south of vosu,a famous manor house

    by cbeaujean Updated Oct 6, 2002

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    built in 1785;confiscated in 1923 by estonian gov.;during last world war,german command center,destroyed by russians in 1944.
    restored in 1985,filled with empire furniture.
    nice lake at the rear of the house,with swans...
    in lahemaa national park,110km west of narva

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    vasknarva,formerly an active city...

    by cbeaujean Updated Oct 6, 2002

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    vasknarva (estonian for waterfall) was since 12th century,the guardian of the river route into narva at the northern end of lake peipsi (nothing to see with pepsi!).
    after the russian victory ,the need for a stronghold waned,and vasknarva began to fall...
    with estonian independence its geography has once again made it part of a trade route:north-south commercial axis but also contraband western goods eastward...
    50km south of narva

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    kuramae,cathedral of the assumption

    by cbeaujean Updated Oct 6, 2002

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    the only eastern orthodox nunnery in the baltic states,built on a site sacred since 16th century when a peasant saw a vision of the virgin mary on the top of a hill...
    with soviet occupation buildings begun to deteriorate and in 1961 the convent was nearly closed.....but a change in moscow attitude toward religion has saved its life...
    today more than 100 nuns...
    25km south of narva

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    Visit orthodox villages on the...

    by kylamees Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Visit orthodox villages on the coast to narva river. You mast drive circle to Kuremäe (unique working orthodox monastery open for tourists) and Vasknarva (old orthodox village with monastery) and then upwards to Narva. The road to Narva is closed and will end with hundreds of years old wood under protection called Poruni Protection Area.

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    Even when exploring the...

    by barcodex Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Even when exploring the fortress, you can still miss this thing. Well, it's quite big and if you have plenty of time, you won't go wide. This is a sculpture of Lenin, which earlier stood on the central square of the city. After 1991, when communism was fallen and banned, Lenin statues all over the state were destroyed or hidden. This one is hidden inside the fortress, but you can freely take picture of yourself next to this evil genius of XX century...

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    lake peipsi,north side,europe's 4th largest lake

    by cbeaujean Updated Apr 26, 2003

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    peipsi lake forms a large part of estonia 's eastern border...on facing edge,russia.
    60km south of narva

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    restored sagadi manor

    by cbeaujean Updated Oct 6, 2002

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    built in 1765,school during estonia's first independence
    restored in 1986....
    in lahemaa national park,120km west of narva

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