"J Õ H V I - the 4th capital of Estonia" Johvi by sihi

Johvi Travel Guide: 43 reviews and 66 photos

Johvi - the of Virumaa

Situated in North-Estonia. Johvi is the capital of Ida-Virumaa county. The population is about 14000. Town is lively and there are many people - town locates side by side with Kohtla-Jarve (Ahtme) city.
Johvi is nice, green town. It developes fast and becomes much more modern. There are different kinds of architecture - lots of modern buildings, soviet architecture and some old architecture.

There are all communications and possible different activities for spending time - supermarkets,shoping-centres, banks, clubs, bowling clubs ....in Johvi.

Surroundings of Johvi are pretty attractive - lots of "MUST SEE" sights locate around Johvi. For example: Toila sea resort, Kuremae nunnery,
Valaste waterfall, Ontika cliff limestone shore etc...--> more info on Ida-Virumaa page!!

Welcome to see page of Ida-Virumaa

Johvi is the town of fast development. The number and quality of services grow. For example in year 2006 the new concert house, new modern bus station and shoping centre Jewe were opened; also central square was totally rebuilt...

Johvi surroundings - Ida-Virumaa county

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  • In a nutshell:The 4th capital of Estonia
  • Last visit to Johvi: Feb 2011
  • Intro Updated Mar 26, 2011
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  • jonathanbarker's Profile Photo
    Nov 5, 2010 at 5:34 AM

    Jevgeni, I also found the staff very friendly and helpful, I would certainly visit this cafe again

  • Sweet_Marina's Profile Photo
    Oct 22, 2010 at 6:13 AM

    Hi & thanks for B-day greetings)) Nice pages with interesting pics! I just tried to imagine what it's like to live in such a small but beautiful town. Must be great! Looks like heaven compared to Moscow;)

  • Goner's Profile Photo
    Jun 15, 2009 at 2:34 PM

    Thank you for the birthday greeting - you live in a place I must read about - new to me!!

  • Pinat's Profile Photo
    Jun 10, 2009 at 7:10 AM

    I've never been to Estonia and don't know much about the country but I liked your tips on Johvi. Seems like a nice place to see. Greetings from Ankara, Turkey

  • Sep 30, 2008 at 9:25 AM

    Wonderful tips on Johvi! Thanks for sharing.

  • freddie18's Profile Photo
    Sep 7, 2007 at 5:57 PM

    I read your Johvi pages and tips line by line and enjoyed them. The underground passage in Johvi Mihkli Church is amazing. Can a tourist pass here and survive the few kilometers of walk? Regard from Toronto

  • Zvrlj's Profile Photo
    Aug 11, 2007 at 12:20 AM

    Johvi seems to be calm and nice little town. Thanks for photos and stories. Greetings from Kragujevac, Serbia

  • JessH's Profile Photo
    Aug 6, 2007 at 10:58 PM

    Hello! Looks like you live in a nice little town. Thank you for sharing your tips and stories with us. Greetings from the desert / Jess in Dubai :-)

  • Jawnuta's Profile Photo
    May 24, 2007 at 8:03 PM

    I am glad to see that Estonia is recovering so nicely after gaining independence :-) Keep it going Estonia!!!

  • Kukkanen's Profile Photo
    Feb 10, 2007 at 3:23 PM

    Happy birthday!!! Have a great day =) Greetings from snowy Helsinki! =)

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