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Observation tower on Suur Munamägi

Address: Suur Munamägi, Haanja küla, Haanja vald, Võru maakond | Show on map
Telephone: (+372) 787 8847
Website: http://suurmunamagi.ee/index.php?page=11 External link
Method of payment: Card payment, Cash

Suur Munamägi is the highest point in the Baltics and stands at 318 metres from sea level. The observation tower on Suur Munamägi provides a splendid view of Estonian nature within the range of 50 km. The existing tower is the 6th in number; it was built in 1939 and reconstructed in 1969; its present height is 29.1 metres. The tower was renovated again in 2005 and an elevator was added to its back side.
Interesting to know:

  • when standing on the top of the tower, you will be 346.7 metres above sea level.
  • the very first tower was built in 1812 by soldiers and under the supervision of a Russian officer.

  • Times and prices

    01.04–31.08

    Is open every day: 10:00 - 20:00

    Adult: from 3 €
    Child: from 0 €
    Pensioner: from 2 €
    University student: from 2 €
    School student: from 2 €

    01.09–31.10

    Is open every day: 10:00 - 17:00

    Adult: from 3 €
    Child: from 0 €
    Pensioner: from 2 €
    University student: from 2 €
    School student: from 2 €

    01.11–31.03

    Saturday–sunday: 12:00 - 15:00
    Monday–friday: closed
    Adult: from 3 €
    Child: from 0 €
    Pensioner: from 2 €
    University student: from 2 €
    School student: from 2 €

    Exact price to be clarified by service provider.

    Features

    • Exhibition
    • Kids' exhibition
    • Information boards
    • Information point
    • Electronic information point
    • Souvenirs
    • Site lighting
    • Recreation area/picnic ground
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Toilet
    • Drop Toilet
    • Free parking
    • Lift

    Additional services

    • Meals

    Meals

    Seminar and conference rooms