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Freedom Square, Tallinn

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Freedom Square is a plaza on the southern end of the Old Town in Tallinn, Estonia, where the military parades and various concerts take place. It is bounded on the east by St. John's Church (built 1862-67), on the south by Kaarli Boulevard and an underground shopping center (2008–09), and on the west by a Victory Column (2009) commemorating the Estonian War of Independence 1918–1920.The current design was created by architects Tiit Trummal, Veljo Kaasik and Andres Alver. Before 2010, it was a parking lot. It has an area of 7752 m² with the dimensions approx. 110 m by 75 m.During the Soviet period, Freedom Square was known as the Victory Square.
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  • On the edge of Tallinn's old town in the South of the square is the border and Nove Mesto. Large square is I Garan and the felt dreary. St. John's Church and monument along the square.
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  • This large and impressive square commemorates the Estonian War of Independence in the period 1918 to 1920. They fought the Soviets and also the Germans. But with the aid of their allies, they won. The...  read more »
  • Liberty Square (named after the independence war of 1918-1920 where the Estonians for the first time since very long could form their own State, something just over 20 years later but was reversed by the annexation by the Soviet Union). On the square is among others the large cross and there are also events organized. During the Sowjettijd was called the victory square. No doubt another victory than the one the freedom where the cross, and the current name of the square to refer .....
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