On 28th of March, Year 1949, 1152 people were deported from Lugažu station on 28 March 1949, of which approximately 650 were residents of Valka. At the terminal station in Asino Tomsk County, Russia, the scaelon arrived on 10 April. The memorial stone symbolizes the hearts of the divided Latvian families. It was set on 25th of March, year 1992.
In Valkas cemetary from 1941. – 1944. were burried 367 soldiers of German army. Burial is placed in the three fields.
The photos displayed here show you the history (nature, time, and culture) of the city and county of Valga from ancient times to the present. The museum is also livened up by models, music, and wax figures. Valga Museum also organises educational programmes, museum lessons, and creative workshops.
This is a historical exhibition about medical life that have been important to Valka Hospital. The information and photographs are supplemented by exhibits – a variety of long-forgotten medical devices and tools, furniture, staff clothing and other interesting historical testimony.
An interesting and varied 2 km trail, introducing the objects of cultural heritage that were important for our ancestors. For example, sacrificial rock, Tellingumäe village square and observation tower, European spindle plantation, and ancient and resin-tapped pine trees. The trail is equipped with information boards.
The campfire site is located in a naturally beautiful place, where the foaming waters of the Koiva river flow by. The place is also constantly changing, as the bank in the river bend is gradually worn away by the water. A wonderful place for recreation and enjoying the beauty of nature.
In southern Estonia, there is a funeral custom that entails cutting a cross into the bark of a tree to commemorate the lost of loved ones, and keep their soul from coming back to haunt them. The way the rite usually plays out is that, on the way to the cemetery, the funeral procession stops at a certain tree, and usually a male descendant cuts the cross into the bark.