Tuhala Witch's Well

Tuhala Witch's Well (Estonian: Tuhala nõiakaev) is a karst spring in Kose Parish, Harju County, Estonia that overflows after heavy rains.[1]

Tuhala Witch's Well (April 2010)

In Estonian folklore, it is said to be caused by witches lashing each other underground.[2][1] In 2012 the Tuhala Witch's Well was voted as a "Wonder of Estonia".[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Yakubova (2017-11-17). "Tuhala Witch's Well, Estonia". Russian and East European Studies. Retrieved 2020-02-06.
  2. ^ Patowary, Kaushik (December 28, 2010). "The Witch's Well in Tuhala". Amusing Planet. Retrieved 2020-02-06.
  3. ^ "Tuhala Nõiakaev, Harju maakond". Puhkaeestis.ee (in Estonian). Retrieved 18 March 2020.

External readingEdit

  • Loodusmälestised 22. Harjumaa-Raplamaa, Kohila karstivaldkond. Kose, Kohila. Compiled by Hella Kink. Edited by Anto Raukas. Teaduste Akadeemia Kirjastus. Tallinn 2011.
  • Marju Kõivupuu. 101 Eesti pühapaika. Tallinn: Varrak 2011, pp 190–193.
  • Ants Talioja. Tuhala radadel. OÜ Kadmirell. Tallinn 2012.
  • Gustav Vilbaste. Loodusvaatleja nr 4/5 september 1936. Special number of Kose.

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Coordinates: 59°12′2.85″N 24°57′53.85″E / 59.2007917°N 24.9649583°E / 59.2007917; 24.9649583