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This is one of several Estonian cities where almost 90% of the population speaks Russian, so Russian tourists always feel very comfortable here. The rest in Narva is truly interesting and diverse.

The City Museum is one of the major cultural facilities of the city. Here each visitor can not only see the priceless exhibits, but also try hand craft instruments that were used in the 17th century on their own. With the help of these instruments each visitor of the museum creates a memorable souvenir that will remind of this unusual excursion. Among the architectural places of interest we should definitely mention Narva Fortress, which construction took place in the 8th century. Inside the fortress you will find a museum and several craft shops with lovely souvenirs. The next remarkable place is the Town Hall. This is the only historical building in the city which was not damaged during the Second World War. When it comes to describing the religious sights of Narva, we simply cannot fail to mention Alexander's Cathedral and the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ. Finalizing the list of important architectural buildings of this city, we should not forget about Narva Bastions, which has sheltered the local people during the time of war.
1. Fans of unusual souvenirs should head to craft workshops located in the castle. Here you can attend workshop sessions and create some interesting accessories in a traditional style with … Open
In Narva you can attend a very old factory - Krenholm manufacture, which once has employed 10 000 workers. A hospital and several barracks were built for these people; these facilities have not been destroyed and so now they are turned into something like an open-air museum. Every day the guests of the city can attend the local Art Gallery, which has a permanent exhibition and temporary exhibitions of paintings by modern artists. During the warm season of a year Narva Castle traditionally hosts concerts and theater plays. You can also attend several music and art festivals that are conducted here during the year.
One of the most beautiful places in the city is the Dark Garden. The walking here is pleasant and interesting at any time of the year. Its name comes from the Dark Gate that led to the bastion. In the 19th century, a garden was planted near the gate. Later the fortifications were completely destroyed, and the garden was converted into an extensive park. in the park, you will find several excellent observation platforms with a view of city attractions. The garden also has beautiful old sculptures. But the main treasure is old trees, whose age is more than a hundred years. Copyright
A unique religious monument is the Resurrection Cathedral built for the local manufacture workers. Today, it is well known to many tourists for its unusual green dome; the facade of the cathedral is decorated with mosaic images of saints. During the Second World War, the cathedral was completely unharmed, as well as its main relic - the wooden iconostasis, which has never been restored since the foundation of the temple.
Those visiting Narva in spring should definitely see an interesting natural attraction - the Narva Waterfall. It forms when the water falls down from a local reservoir. Half a century ago, city residents and tourists could admire this amazing spectacle all year round. These days, the waterfall is formed only in the period of active ice melting.
In Narva, shops attract tourists with a rich selection of high-quality goods and affordable prices. Several times a year, local stores and shopping centers conduct sales, during which … Open
While walking through the city you can see many interesting modern monuments. An unusual one is the Wedding Tree, which is a beautiful 3 meter high forged sculpture. The locals have a wonderful tradition: on the wedding day, newlyweds attach small leaves with engraved names to this metal tree.
Many of the city's monuments are dedicated to the difficult times of World War II.

In the vicinity of Narva, you can find an old German cemetery founded in 1943 where the dead German soldiers are buried. In total, more than 4,000 people were buried in this place, but after the war, the cemetery was liquidated. It was decided to restore it only in 1995, and now the old cemetery is a valuable memorial complex. The historic cemetery is located in a very picturesque suburban area.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Narva
♥   Castle 'Narva Hermann Castle' , 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Ivangorod Fortress' , 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Gdov Kremlin' , 73.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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National and city parks around Narva
♥   National Park 'Itäisen Suomenlahden kansallispuisto' , 118.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Estonia: things to see

Tallinn is a beautiful old city with numerous places of interest. The historic centre of Tallinn is called the Toompea Castle. This is a large architectural complex with several dozen buildings. Construction works started in the 13th century and lasted nearly 400 years. The most famous buildings are Dome Church, Toomkirik, Pikk Hermann Tower, castle walls and massive towers. As these buildings were constructed in different years, they feature different architectural styles – gothic, baroque and classicism. One more place of interest is located on Raekoja Square. This is the old city hall building that was constructed in the beginning of the 15th century. The building is decorated with a wind vane that depicts the symbol of Tallinn – Old Thomas. … Open
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