Trahter Veski, Kuressaare

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The windmill Trahter Veski represents a monument of national importance, with its typical Dutch architectural style. Built in 1899, this well-preserved structure served its function until World War II, when enemy forces cut off its blades in an effort to prevent the locals from using them to send secret signals. Standing 17 m (56 ft) tall, the brick windmill now features reconstructed blades and sits surrounded by traditional gardens. The site also houses a restaurant, where you can try homemade beer and a multitude of local dishes. Before you head to Saaremaa, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Saaremaa day trip planning app , to make sure you see all that Saaremaa has to offer, including Trahter Veski.
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  • A good selection of national dishes, superb snacks under beer, which you can find here a magnificent choice. Before the menu was more diverse, but, despite this, everyone can choose an appetizer and main course. Pancakes from Saaremskoj grandmother-a godsend for the children's dessert.
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  • Amazing place, delicious soup in bread bowl, a rich selection of local food, and aromatic herbal tea.  more »
  • The local authentic food was excellent and the whole experience was a joy. Try the local dark hoppy beer its gorgeously strong and sharp, also the smogersbord of bread and local cheeses was excellent.  more »

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