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Address: Saaremaa, Saaremaa, Estonia
Phone Number: +372 5199 0265

Quaint village with windmills.

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Authentic windmills

Saaremaa windmills and one Dutch-style windmill in the middle in a small village Angla, built in the 30's, with Heritage Culture Centre nearby where different workshops take place.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 September 2016
Jasper, Canada
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London, West Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This attraction was one of several that we saw on a beautiful summer day including the meteor crater and the Panka cliffs. The windmills had informative displays in a couple of them and the visit made for a nice hour and half visit. The museum was not the greatest unless you like lathes which you can see quite a few... More 

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Jasper, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Saaremaa windmills and one Dutch-style windmill in the middle in a small village Angla, built in the 30's, with Heritage Culture Centre nearby where different workshops take place.

Thank articok
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Angla windmills are open for visiting, inside the authentically restored equipment with grinding stones etc. Some humour is added by textile dolls - lifesize and funny. Outside old farming equipment, birds, animals. Museum building, restaurant.

Thank MareSaare
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

It's rare to see windmills nowadays, that's why you have to visit Angla windmills. They are just like they were in the past. One of them even has four floors, so don't hesitate and reach the peak. But overall, it's a bit overpriced.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Well worth a visit to see a number of windmills together. You can walk inside one of them to the very top. Makes you realize how hard they had it in former times. Interesting stories are told on displays throughout the complex. The main building has a museum,gift shop and cafe.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

It is quite interesting to see the difference between the Estonian and Dutch windmills. They have a few Estonian and one Dutch windmills on the grounds. You are able to climb in and on them. Interesting for a short visit.

Thank Dajoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Old Saaremaa windmills. Piece of Saaremaa old history. Nice restaurant in the same place. Good for and interesting for children and they parents. Maybe not the point to pay 3,50 EUR by person, because you can see most of this attractions from the road...

Thank 1Viktor1
Clackamas County, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Farms along this area used to have their own windmills for grinding grain, and these were preserved and placed together, along with other farm machinery. The restaurant had authentic Estonian food (but don't try the rye bread beer or juniper beer- gak!)

Thank Raelene L
Paris, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

What is the point of paying 3.50 euros per person for something you can see extremely well for free from the road?!

Tampere, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Very touristic but somewhat authentic collection of old windmills and tractors as well as some other old farming artifacts.

Thank Jan R

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