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MÄRJAMAA. Reilika Leon Tallinn Arte Gymnasium Supervisor: Lüüli Kogermann. GENERAL FACTS. Area: 872 km² (largest in Estonia) Population: 7,294 people First records from 1364 82 villages Märjamaa Nädalaleht (Märjamaa Weekletter) The symbol: St. Mary’s Church.

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m rjamaa


Reilika Leon

Tallinn Arte Gymnasium

Supervisor: Lüüli Kogermann

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Area: 872 km² (largest in Estonia)

Population:7,294 people

First records from 1364

82 villages

Märjamaa Nädalaleht (Märjamaa Weekletter)

The symbol: St. Mary’s Church

Märjamaa parish in Rapla county

sports hall





Sports Hall
what else to do
What Else to Do?
  • Märjamaa has its own cinema called “Helk” (111 seats)
  • The local library is very enthusiastic – contests, exhibitions
  • A new skatepark has been opened recently (August 2009)
  • Hobby groups – dance, singing, handcraft, yoga, sports etc.
sillaotsa farm museum
Sillaotsa Farm Museum
  • Opened in 1982 by Aleksander Parnabas, the last resident of Sillaotsa farm
  • Agricultural implements
  • Handwork of local masters
enjoy the atmosphere at sillaotsa
Enjoy the Atmosphere at Sillaotsa!

Swinging party at Sillaotsa

Boys eating homemade bread

haimre park and chapel
Haimre Park and Chapel
  • Dates back to 18 century
  • In Neo-Gothic style
  • The front of the building resembles a church
  • Alexander Uexküll, the son of the lord of Haimre manor, built the ‘chapel’ for his Oriental sweetheart
  • Locals refer to it as the ‘chapel of Muhammad’
haimre folk house
Haimre Folk House
  • Dates back to 18th century
  • Elementary school from 1876 to 1932
  • Houses the library of Märjamaa
  • Place of local parties
folkmusic and dance festival
Folkmusic and Dance Festival
  • Established in 2006
  • Around 300 dancers and singers from Märjamaa Parish
  • One of the most expected events of the year in the region
varbola hill fort
Varbola Hill Fort
  • Dates back to 1212
  • One of the biggest and most powerful ancient fortresses in Estonia and entire northern Europe
  • Never conquered by any enemy
  • You can have an enjoyable picnic here!
varbola wood days
Varbola Wood Days
  • Started in 1997
  • Each year in August
  • Fair where you can buy products made of wood
  • Exhibition
  • Lots of attractions for grown-ups and children