Old and New Technology. Industrial areas

  • 1. First we'll take you to the virtual tour to the North-East Estonia where the largest Industrial Area is situated. Ida-Viru County is an exciting and unique part of Estonia. Here, you can see the architectural heritage from the Soviet era, abandoned mines, and surreal industrial landscapes, surrounded by some of the largest forests and bogs in Estonia. 

    Old tehnology can be spotted in Mining museum Eesti Kaevandusmuuseumi- maa all ja maa peal.  The oil shale was used to generate electricity. 


    Enviromental pollution

    Large ash hills in northeastern Estonia 


    Oil shale is still mined but the electricity is not generetated anymore.  

    The mining tehnology is changed

    Ash hills are turned into Whole Year Recreation Area - Kiviõli seikluspark 

    A history of Ash Hills

    Kiviõli Seikluskeskus during Winter time.