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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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  • It is a central Esplanade, which symbolizes the independence of the then Soviet Union, has a monument in the Center which is part of this country's freedom. you have a nice view from the top of a park that is on the side, is worth visiting it.
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  • Beautiful square, with a small church and other interesting monuments. But it's no big deal. However, right next door there is a small hill. Go to the top and has a beautiful view. Then go walking to the Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky
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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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