Narva River Promenade
The Narva River Promenade is one of the main attractions of the Estonian border city. It starts from the Joaorg recreation area and stretches to the Victoria Bastion. The length of the promenade is about 967 meters.
Description of Narva Promenade
Construction of the Narva River Promenade began in 2014. At the same time the opening of its first part took place. Since then, three phases of its construction have been carried out. The final result is expected to extend the promenade to the railway bridge.
Modern lighting has been installed on the promenade. The walkway is tiled. Near the Friendship bridge, which connects Estonia and Russia, in the summer a fountain and a platform with benches are installed. The promenade is also full of greenery.
There are several thematic objects on the Narva Promenade:
- Swedish Terrace, a place for the whole family, where children can take advantage of lion-shaped rides;
- Dahlberg stage, where outdoor events take place in the summer;
- Sports ground with fitness equipment next to the Dahlberg stage;
- Sun Square with a summer café, sundial and fountain;
- viewing platform.
There are two free parking lots near the Narva River Promenade. One of them is near the port on Sadama tee, the other one is on Raja street, near Joaorg. Parking time is not limited.
Location on the map
Interesting places nearby
- In the immediate vicinity of the promenade is the Narva Hermann Castle. It now houses the city museum.
- When finishing your walk in the Victoria Bastion area, be sure to check out the Dark Garden. From here begins the upper promenade.
- The upper promenade ends with the Hahn’s Steps. It is named after the mayor of Narva.
Other promenades in Estonia
- In Tallinn the Cruise Terminal Promenade is very popular. It is located on the roof of one of the buildings of the Old Port.
- A great place for a walk is the Pärnu River Promenade.
- In the western part of Estonia, the most famous is the Haapsalu Sea Promenade. In his time, Peter Tchaikovsky liked to stroll here.