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Did you know? Along the coast of the Baltic Sea, lies an abandoned Soviet submarine base next to the village of Hara. The Hara Military Base was built by the Soviets between 1956 and 1958 and was used while they occupied Estonia until they fled in 1991.

Hara was a Soviet demagnetisation facility. Submarines needed to be demagnetised because their magnetic fields showed up on radars, which made spying more difficult. Also, magnetic mines exploded when they sensed a disturbance in the force. Magnetic fields were therefore a huge weak spot for Soviet submarines. The base, like most of Estonia’s coastline, was closed off to civilians.
Photo by @drone_est
#abandonedplaces #europe #travel #soviet #history #heritage #submarine #base

What's your favourite lake in Estonia and why? Äntu Sinijärv by @rossocjennings #lake #travel #nature #intothewild #specialplaces #beautifuldestinations #europe

"We planted 8000 trees together with the Estonian designers." by @suvimariliis we can only say thank you! There is nothing we love more than our forest and people who take the extra step :) #plantingtrees #forest #nature

On Saturday, 19th of May 2018, Estonian museums will open their doors for visitors for a night full of special events and exhibitions, celebrating the Night of Museums. In 2018, the much-loved Museum Night will take place under an umbrella theme of ‘Night of Parties’ - exploring why do we like to party, what kind of traditions we have for celebrating, etc.
Have you already been to Estonian National Museum? Great shot by @runnel #museums #museumnight #culture #travel #exhibition #destination

Originating from seal hunters and fishermen, Kihnu traditional culture is listed by UNESCO and widely loved among visitors from all over the world. A great video by @mranre_and_archer #islandlife #europe #culture #heritage #lighthouse #bucketlist #destination

Tallinn city wall and its towers offer some amazing views that even many locals have not seen. Have you visited the city wall? Lovely photo by @jenseaf #view #medieval #oldtown #europe #travel #bucketlist

Reading a book in wilderness. Would you like to relax like that? A beautiful moment by @kristelmuiste #qualitytime #forest #nature #break #travel #moments #beautifuldestinations #northerneurope #getaway

It's bicycle week in one of the most romantic cities of Estonia, Viljandi! Cool shot by @krissuld @vlndmylove @visitviljandi #activeholiday #bicycleweek #cycling #cyclinglife #europe #events

It's green and warm! Did you know that one of the most impressive Neo-Baroque buildings in Estonia, Ungru Manor was an almost exact copy of the Merseburg castle in Germany? After World War II the manor fell into the hands of Soviet troops, in 1968 the chief of the airport decided to use the ruins of the manor to fill in the holes in the runway. About one third of the manor was torn down, fortunately the rest was preserved until today. Compare the neat ruins of the manor to the contrasting Soviet airfield remains next to them. Beautiful capture by @marttinadamson #castle #ruins #europe #architecture #abandonedplaces #travel

When the days are long and warm 💕 Treimani in our summer paradise Pärnumaa by @traveltheworldwithus what's your favourite beach in Estonia? #travel #summer #together #qualitytime #moments

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