Top 8 Things to do in Voru, Voru County
Discover the best top things to do in Voru, Estonia including Lake Tamula Promenade, Church of St Catherine, Vana-Voromaa Kultuurikoda, Jaaniraotu Farm, Setomaa Tourist Information Point, Voru Tourist Information Center, Dr. Fr. R. Kreutzwald Memorial Museum, Pindi Church.
1. Lake Tamula Promenade
4.5 based on 27 reviews
Lake Tamula Promenade in Voru starts from the Tamula Hotel and runs along the beach until the Roosisaare bridge. Different attractions enhance the appearance of the promenade: children's playgrounds with swings, climbing nets and sliders; green grass for those who don't want to lie on the sand, stands with seats and pontoon bridges that take you on the lake.If you get tired from walking, you can rest on the comfy bench-swings, where you can look at the bustling ducks and swans. You can also play volleyball, listen to concerts and get a bite to eat.Useful information:* Lake Tamula Promenade is 800 metres long.* The promenade was awarded the title "Estonian Landscape Architecture Event of the Year 2009".
Reviewed By Antuanete - Riga, LatviaRiga, Latvia
Best beach in South Estonia
I have seen over years how this place has developed, and never had opportunity to visit in summer. Finally I did it, and evening in beach alone was worth the trip from Latvia. Convenient and well managed, with lots of place for outdoor sports as well as f
2. Church of St Catherine
4.5 based on 6 reviews
Construction of the Church of St Catherine in Voru commenced in 1793 during the reign of Empress Catherine II. It is thought to have been designed by the Livonian architect Schons, while the man responsible for the building of the church was Voru's own Johann Karl Otto. The church was surrounded with a formidable fence. It is famous for its cross-shaped floor plan, substantial bell tower, high dome-like secondary tower and arched windows. Designed in classicist style, it was completed in 1804 in honour of St Catherine. The grounds around the church were restored in 2008 and are now home to an open air exhibition of religious text-themed illustrations by artist Marje Ernits.
Reviewed By 46erling46 - Viimsi, EstoniaViimsi, Estonia
Gul vacker kyrka i centrala staden.
Kyrkan byggdes i slutet av 1700-talet med guldrubel skänkta av Tsarrinnan Elisabeta II.Området runt kyrkan har stora ytor och det tar tid att vandra runt hela staketet ! Kyrkan är Estnisk Apostolisk !
3. Vana-Voromaa Kultuurikoda
4.5 based on 4 reviews
A very interesting and informative permanent exhibition gives you a profound overview of Voru County from the Stone Age to the present day. The exposition of archaeological findings and ethnographic objects, a Seto hut, a tailor's and shoemaker's workshop, the corner of Kriisa organ masters, a room from a manor house and a forest brother’s bunker form the interiors of the museum. In the exhibition halls the museum the shows its collections and organises art and handicraft exhibitions as well as photo and book exhibitions.
Reviewed By esbordi - Piacenza, ItalyPiacenza, Italy
An old house in a beautiful garden with original XIX century furniture and atmosphere. It gives the right idea of what a 1.800 house looked like. Well kept and supplied with a guide to tell about the famous owner and curiosities.
4. Jaaniraotu Farm
4 based on 5 reviews
Reviewed By BiancaSerafina - Vantaa, FinlandVantaa, Finland
A surprising gem in midst of nothing
A great place to the whole family. The main attraction are different exotic birds (an Estonian-speaking parrot amongst them) but there is also room for different animals. Very helpful staff.The reason for not giving the whole five star was the comparative
5. Setomaa Tourist Information Point
5 based on 1 reviews
Reviewed By Ülle P
Start your trip here
When in Setomaa start your trip from here. You get good advice - about guides and places where to go. Although, guides should be ordered in advance.
6. Voru Tourist Information Center
5 based on 1 reviews
A tourist information center, providing visitors to a location with information on the area's attractions, lodgings, maps, and other items relevant to tourism.
Reviewed By Võru County T
A good place to receive tourist information, publications, maps, travel tips. Thanks to the visit to the tourist information, we arrived at violent places where we did not know and he was able to go. Excellent service, different languages.
7. Dr. Fr. R. Kreutzwald Memorial Museum
5 based on 1 reviews
The museum features the home of Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald (1803-1882), a physician and the founder of Estonian national literature, in Voru and gives a good overview of his activities. His living quarters reflect the interior design typical of the time; the garden house accommodates literary exposition. In the storehouse there is an exhibition of art inspired by Kreutzwald’s writings, reprints and translations of his works. The stable features different vehicles and the fairy-tale room several ethnographic objects. There are also a cellar, sauna, well, garden and an arbour in the museum complex. The activity room is designed for handicraft, drawing and constructing.
Reviewed By Talisman1777 - Ivanovo, RussiaIvanovo, Russia
Мне в музее было интересно посмотреть дом и врачебный кабинет доктора и основателя эстонской литературы Фридриха Рейнхольда Крейцвальда.,увидеть его личные вещи.Познавательно
8. Pindi Church
4 based on 1 reviews
Pindi Jaani (St. John's) church was built according to the plan by architect J. G. Muhlhausen. The church was consecrated in 1881. A massive tower stands In the western part of the rectangular church, the vestry is in the north-eastern part. The altarpiece is a copy of the one in Rouge church, "Jesus on the cross" by Rudolf von zur Muhlen. The new organ built by the brothers Kriisa was consecrated in 1903.The grave and monument of Captain Friedrich Vreeman (1894–1919), who was killed in the Estonian War of Independence, are in the church cemetery. Service is held Sundays at 10.30.Useful information: Laine Villenthal, who was the first woman ordained as a minister in Estonia, served in Pindi church until 2004.
Reviewed By Antony B - Bristol, United KingdomBristol, United Kingdom
I have been coming to Estonia for 8 years and latterly have discovered St John's for the Sundays there if possible several times. Just wish the priest be mre friendly and not disappear after service