Pakamägi hill

Pakamägi hill is a flat, forested limestone upland.
According to the chronicles of Henry the Latvian, it was a meeting place of the tribal leaders of ancient Estonia. Did you know…? *It is said that the fire which was started as a sign of the St. George’s Night uprising was lit in the village of Raikküla on Pakamägi hill *The western slope of Pakamägi has a terrace which is 9 metres high where you will find truly ancient rocks *Midsummer bonfires would be lit here in days of old; now the Pakamägi amphitheatre hosts summer concerts and performances *This is a perfect place for picnics

Features and amenities

Location

Raikküla-Pakamäe maastikukaitseala, Raikküla vald, Rapla maakond

Getting there

We recommend that you follow the Rapla-Järvakandi road to Raikküla municipality. A sign pointing off to the right will show ‘Pakamägi’. The hill is 8 km outside of Rapla.

Access

  • By public transport
  • On foot only
  • Signposted

Coordinates

58°56'32''N 24°44'53''E | Download GPX file