Observation tower on Suur Munamägi

Suur Munamägi-MUNAMÄE PARKLA, Haanja küla, Rõuge vald, Võru maakond

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Observation tower on Suur Munamägi in temporarily opened.

Suur Munamägi, 318 metres from the sea level, is the highest point of the Baltics. The Observation tower on Suur Munamägi provides its visitors with a splendid 50 km range view of the Estonian nature. The current tower, the sixth in line, was constructed in 1939, and reconstructed in 1969. A total of 29.1 metres in height, it was renovated once more in 2005 and an elevator was built into the back of the tower. Interesting facts: A person standing on top of the tower is standing 346.7 metres above the sea level. First tower was built in 1812.The height of Suur Munamägi makes it one of the most important national symbols of Estonia.

Times and prices
01.11–30.04

Saturday–sunday: 10:00 - 15:00
Monday–friday: closed

  • Adult:

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    8 €
  • Child:

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    5 €
  • Family ticket:

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    20 €
  • Pensioner:

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    5 €
  • University student:

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    5 €
  • School student:

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    5 €
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Features and amenities
  • Camping area

  • Food and drinks

  • Wheelchair access

Getting there

Haanja is about 12 km from the border of Võru. From the Haanja village centre, drive further for about 1 km and you will find the parking lot of the observation tower on your left. From there, you can take a footpath with stairs to the hill and up to the observation tower.

Access
  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
  • By car
Stops nearby
Bus: Haanja
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Reviews
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Luca A

Luca A

Great views

A must visit when traveling to Suur Munamagi. It costs 3€ to use the stairs and 6€ to go up by elevator. Bore are fine. The views from the top are amazing. A must visit. Spend some time to walk in...

MeMock

MeMock

Who knew Estonia was so flat!

I expected snow cap mountains when I visited for the first time but found that Estonia was flat as a pancake! This was the only event view I got of well a whole lot of flatness! Still, it was fun...

265alvars

265alvars

The highest place in Estonia

The hill Suur Munamägi with observation tower is place when you must go, if you want to see South Estonia. I was probably tenth time here and all the time that is interesting. Please look the...

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