Valga – Estonian border city fades into the Latvian Valka is the only railway station, through which you can get there from Estonia to Latvia.
The city is quite dull, but his curious position in the invisible state border, as well as a military museum with a rich exposition dedicated to the Estonian War of Independence.
The first mention of the city dates back to the year 1286 (under the name Valk).
In the days of the Russian Empire, the city was part of Livonia and was the center of Valka county.
In 1920 the town was divided into two parts – Valka and Valga – and most north-eastern part of Estonia withdrew as a thank you [source not specified 60 days] for assistance in the civil war of 1918-1920.
In 1950-1991 years was the center of Valga Valga district.