"Two big castles" Top 5 Page for this destination Narva by lotharlerch
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The most impressive in Narva, the third biggest city in Estonia are the both castles opposite each other at the Narva river showing that here was and again is a very important frontier. Today the frontier between Estonia with Hermanni linnus (Hermann's castle) and Russia with Jaanilinn (Ivangorod). There are only very few places in Europe with two huge castles standing opposite each other only separated by a relatively small river.
- Pros:Two impressive castles opposite each other
- Cons:environmental desaster (oil shale burning) nearby
- In a nutshell:Interesting - but not "Estonian"
This Lenin, still standing upright (but in the backyard of Hermanni linnus) is the last Lenin remaining in Estonia. It... more travel advice
Until the end of Soviet time Narva and the city of Ivangorod were more or less one city . For example they had one... more travel advice
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