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Observation tower on Suur Munamägi

Category Tourism objects, Architectural sightseeings, Museums
Haanja küla, Võrumaa, 65101
Coordinates 57.715149, 27.055359
GPS: 57° 42' 55" N, 27° 3' 19" E
Phone (+372) 787 8847
Mobile (+372) 514 4675
Website http://www.suurmunamagi.ee

Suur Munamägi is the highest point in the Baltics and stands at 317,6 metres from sea level. The observation tower on Suur Munamägi provides a splendid view of Estonian nature within the range of 50 km. The existing tower is the 5th in number; it was built in 1939 and reconstructed in 1969; its present height is 29.1 metres. The tower was renovated again in 2005 and an elevator was added to its back side.
Interesting to know:
* when standing on the top of the tower, you will be 346.7 metres above sea level.
* the very first tower was built in 1812 by soldiers and under the supervision of a Russian officer.

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