Kaarnakivi Stone in Rõuge Park

The Kaarnakivi Stone by the sculptor Tiiu Kirsipuu is a memorial to the writer Juhan Jaik erected on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth. 

Fantasy author Juhan Jaik (1899-1948), born in Sänna in Võru County, wrote captivating and enchanting stories and poems for both adults and children.  

"Kaarnakivi", a collection of ghost and animal stories, is an Estonian children's literature classic that continues to excite readers today.

The "kaarnakivi", as many Estonians already know, is a stone that gives its finder whatever he or she wants, if a person knows how to use it prudently. 

Features and amenities


Keskuse tn 1, Rõuge alevik, Rõuge vald, Võru maakond

Getting there


  • Signposted
  • By public transport
  • By car
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus


57°43'47''N 26°54'39''E | Download GPX file