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Haimre Park And Chapel

Raplamaa

On the shore of the pond in Haimre park there is an exceptionally large neogothic style park pavilion of which relatively whole walls have been preserved. According to folkloric traditions the building was called the Chapel of Mohammed – the son of Haimre manor Alexander Uexküll built it for his Eastern sweetheart. It is...

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Harilaid

Saaremaa

At the very northwestern tip of Saaremaa, as the westernmost addition to the peninsula of Tagamõisa and north of the island of Vilsandi, is one of the more unique and youngest peninsulas - Harilaid. The peninsula of Harilaid is low-lying, its highest point barely reaching five meters above sea level. Harilaid covers an area...

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Härma Walls (sandstone Outcrops) At Piusa River's Primeval Valley

Võrumaa

The Härma Mäemine or Keldri (Basement) Wall is the highest Devonian sandstone outcrop in Estonia. Here the valley brink's height reaches 43 metres. The 150 metres long open outcrop is visible up to the height of 19 metres. The Härma Kõlgusniidu or Alumine (Lower) wall is a protruding cliff, 20.5 metres high, one of the most...

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Helmersen Boulders

Hiiumaa

In this area, boulders were deposited by retreating glaciers in an unusually high concentration. On this half-hectare are about 80 huge rocks. This creates an interesting landscape and many people have come to study these boulders. This place is named after the first scientist to write extensively about this area. His name...

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Hinni Canyon

Võrumaa

Hinni canyon is situated near Lake Kahrila in the special protection zone of the Haanja Nature Park, which also is the most strict protection zone of the nature park. Canyon valley is very unique as it is the only one in Estonia. The canyon is 15-20 meters deep and 300 meters long incision valley with steep slopes in the...

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Hino Lake Landscape Reserve

Võrumaa

Hino Lake Landscape Reserve is located in Misso parish, about 2 km south of Misso. The main purpose of the reserve is the protection of birds; however the protection of the lake as a beautiful natural object is not less important. Hino Lake (area 200 ha, depth to 10,4 m), which has a broken up shoreline and varied bottom...

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Hydraulic Rams Of Tindioru

Võrumaa

The pump powered by flowing water, the hydraulic ram, was designed and built by Friedrich Johanson to supply his farm with water. The pump has been functioning since 1939 and it moves 5m³ of water per 24 hours to a water tank at a height of 30 metres. The hydraulic ram employs the hydraulic impact to raise the water level....

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Ilumetsa Meteor Craters

Põlvamaa

Ilumetsa meteor craters include Põrguhaud (the Pit), Sügavhaud (the Deep Grave) and Kuradihaud (the Devil’s Grave). In order to reach the craters you have to first cross the threshold of the gate of hell, thereafter some jolly wooden devils will greet you. Walk along the boarded path built of boards and you reach Põrguhaud,...

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Jõksi Lake

Põlvamaa

Jõksi Lake belongs to the group of Kanepi lakes and is the most beautiful of the nine lakes. The lake is important as a lovely element of landscape – coppices and steep slopes of the valley add enchantment to the body of water. The lake is rated highly as a resting-place among locals. Folk parties and reunions often take...

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