Angla Windmills

Saaremaa, Estonia

There has been a windmill park in Angla about hundred years. Five of the original nine windmills still remain, most of them built in 1920’s. One of them is a Dutch-style windmill with turnable tower.


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Angla, Saaremaa, Estonia
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Founded: 1920's
Historical period: The Independent Republic (Estonia)


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Rudolf Šťastný (5 months ago)
Very nice historic place.
Myš Maž (9 months ago)
If you are not a fan of mills than you don't need to pay the entrance fee and just watch them from the road. Good enough. But if you are interested to go in the mills and see some animals and old machines than it is a fine stop on Saaremaa island.
Amanda pogule (9 months ago)
Amazing museum and windmills. Would not recommend for small children, although there is a play area I the café for children.
Daniel R. (10 months ago)
Very good food! Very friendly staff. The wind mills are gorgeous, there are some farm animals that are adorable. During the summer The sights of the lush green fields are amazing
Marina Iljina (11 months ago)
This is nice place to eat and reflect on changes in our life after discovering electricity. They have mini ethnographic museum there and little farm. Very entertaining.
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