Valga attractions

Museum in Valga

Valga Museum

Housed in an art-nouveau building which was once a theatre and bank, this museum focusses on the local area, with displays on natural history, archaeology, Soviet-era deportations, everyday Soviet life and local her…
Memorial in Valga

World War II Memorial

An estimated 29,000 Russians died at the Nazi POW camp Stalag-351, which was located in converted stables at Priimetsa on Valga’s outskirts. Most died of starvation, cold and disease. Nothing remains of the camp, bu…
Church in Valga

St John’s Lutheran Church

Close to the tourist office, this oddly shaped church was built in 1816 and holds the distinction of being the only oval church in Estonia. It's other claim to fame is a rare 19th-century organ.