Jaagupi enclosed burial mound

Voika küla, Nõo vald, Tartu maakond

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Jaagupi enclosed burial mound is one of the most remarkable and typical representatives of pre-historic burial grounds – this is the only time in Estonian history that burial structures with such strong and regulated architecture were constructed for the dead. Currently, you can see the stones of the enclosures No. 2 to 6, counting from the east, which were left intact after the end of excavations.

The burial mound was established in the 3rd century, and it was in active use in the 4th century and 5th century. 

806 items have been found from Jaagupi enclosed burial mound, including many bronze brooches, bangles and rings. More than 2,000 pieces of ceramics were also found in the burial ground.

It belongs in the National Registry of Cultural Monuments.

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Getting there

The burial mound is a 30-minute drive from Tartu. When coming from Tartu, drive towards Valga, then turn to Nõo and take the first exit at the roundabout to highway No. 154, Aiamaa-Nõo-Voika-Teele. Your destination will be on your left.

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  • By car
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