Things to do in Ida-Viru County

Top Things to Do in Ida-Viru County

Things to Do in Ida-Viru County

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  • Ludvig_Olsson
    Stockholm, Sweden6 contributions
    The castle is absolutely worth the visit! Not much is saved from ancient times due to the border land status and the frequent wars, but the castle has been rebuilt with care, the views to the opposing russian fort are great and the audiovisual show is entertaining and educating for young and old.

    Ludvig Olsson
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Written 6 August 2022
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  • PBTravelstheWorld
    Lynden, WA398 contributions
    Beautiful walk along the Narva River. Great views of both Narva Castle/Fortress and the Russian Fortress too. Several people were fishing and wading in the warm autumn day sun. A really nice pathway for a walk or run.
    Written 20 August 2020
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  • Vivian L
    Southern Finland, Finland2,504 contributions
    There were several shops I visited, I found nice handbags with reasonable price, pretty costume jewelery in the lobby area and good grocery store i.a. Good location near my hotel and long shopping hours including the special shops.
    Written 1 September 2019
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  • PBTravelstheWorld
    Lynden, WA398 contributions
    Nice leafy vacation area. I took a stroll on the beach and stopped in a market as I left the area after a few nights stay. Very pretty and pleasant.
    Written 20 August 2020
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  • Greg F
    Auckland Central, New Zealand995 contributions
    A short (20 minute each way) detour from the main highway between Narva and Tallinn. Well worth it to see this grand convent. Apart from the main monastery building, you can walk around the site however the nuns can sometime be a bit grumpy and don't like photos as much.
    I would say 30 minutes -45 minutes would be sufficient during your stop.
    Significance wise it was interesting how the small convent built in the late 1800's grew into the largest orthodox community in the Baltic States.
    Written 13 December 2019
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  • Gerda M
    9 contributions
    Narva's super modern educational centre responsible not only for college instruction but also for different training programs open to the society. It has an important role in the local integration program that seems to work very well.
    Accomodates the White List café Muna with excellent cuisine.
    Written 24 July 2021
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  • Dorte R
    Copenhagen, Denmark78 contributions
    I nice monument (even on a rainy day) that made me look up who Paul Keres was - very interesting reading.
    Written 9 October 2018
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  • Rexonaut
    Brussels, Belgium690 contributions
    We visited it several times. We like it as it has great and long sandy beach. Over the last 10 years, Narva-Jõesuu developed a lot. There is one uncontrollable factor - the wind. When the wind is from wrong side, the water could be very cold. The other good side - never overcrowded!
    Written 7 August 2022
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  • MiraThePumpkin
    Cambridge, UK198 contributions
    Astri Centre has lots of shops selling clothes, books, souvenirs, food, toys, jewellery, electronics and more. I particularly liked Kalev shop where you can buy Estonian chocolate. The lady there was so nice to make us discount and give lovely bag - great experience! We also then enjoyed bowling. The lady and man there were very polite, friendly and knowledgeable, and put us at ease. We enjoyed playing bowling there, and then went to Astri buffer. There, we took tea/coffee with cakes/pancake. It was nice food overall to get extra calories for billiards. The price for billiard was great, by the way, so we played until we got tired. Actually, we could have eaten something nearby, but we did not realise that (the cafe area was without light). I liked also to see places for kids to play. Overall, the place seems to have everything. I wish I had time to explore it and maybe go to their cinema.
    Written 14 August 2021
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  • Mika K
    Tallinn, Estonia9 contributions
    Go and see this park. So calm and silent. lot to see.
    Nice areas of plants and statues. Very well maintained area.
    Written 28 July 2022
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  • W12ELS
    Bromley, UK109 contributions
    Eventually found these falls after driving around and around. The signage is none existent. Well worth the. Jew though.
    Written 31 December 2018
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  • AndyMK47
    Ljubljana, Slovenia155 contributions
    Above Victoria Bastion is an entrance to the cashier's desk, where you can get an audio-guide (4 EUR with admission) or arrange a tour. You then walk back up and down, through a second door, to the actual bastion. It is not a long tour - less than one hour with the audio guide. It is very interesting, though, and the guide is well put together. Recommended if you're north of the city center.
    Written 24 August 2018
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  • Greg F
    Auckland Central, New Zealand995 contributions
    While we did not get to enter as there was a funeral going on at the time. This church is definitely worth a stop on your way through Narva.
    Written 13 December 2019
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  • Ed S
    Philadelphia, PA38 contributions
    Did the “official” walking tour of the area one Sunday morning - surprisingly many people had showed, to the point where the guides had to divide us into 3 groups. I can’t speak for the English / Russian language tour, as I did the Estonian one, but our guide was informative and personable. There’s a fair amount of walking to be done, as the factory area is truly humongous. Not a bad 1,5 hours to spend Sunday morning for 10 Euros - if you into history, abandoned buildings and taking cool pictures - I’d say check it out.
    Written 29 July 2018
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  • Aleffy
    Estonia28 contributions
    This orthodox church was built in 19-th century. Building is beautiful and designed in 19-th century architecture style. This church is good located (in the town centre). That is good place to visit and pray, the church service takes place regularly.
    Written 8 August 2016
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