Kassinurme Hillfort and Sacred Grove

Patjala küla, Jõgeva vald, Jõgeva maakond

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The Kassinurme ancient area was established 1,5 thousand years ago .  The sacred grove was discovered when the settlement was established and it is one of the oldest sacred places in Estonia. A fragment of the ancient fort has been restored. At present the sacred grove is the favourite place for history enthusiasts who organise ancient war games there, revive old folk customs and celebrate folk calendar holidays. The health trail lets visitors see the varied nature of the region and enjoy beautiful surface forms.

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Open all year round

24 hours

Features and amenities
  • Wheelchair access

Getting there
Access
  • Signposted
  • By excursion bus
  • By car
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beardie_traveller

beardie_traveller

A lovely peaceful place to visit

I visited with the help of a local nature guide who was showing me the beautiful sights in Estonia. There's no entry fee which is always a plus. As you walk through the forest towards the fort you...

JenA575

JenA575

Interesting

A really well kept site near Jogeva town and easy to find using sat nav coordinates. It's also signposted. Had a relaxing walk around the reconstructed fort site, surrounded by beautiful countryside...

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