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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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  • Large modern square where in particular the illuminated monument is interesting to look at. Worth before or after dinner to walk along.
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  • Modern, large-scale area. Its present appearance space received in 2009 year. Here is a monument to the war of independence 1918-1920. Quite an impressive monument, is a 23-metre-tall cross, built from glass blocks. Also here to be a small, very impressive Chapel of St. John, built in the 19th century.
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  • This square is located slightly west, south west outside of Tallinn Old Town. You could see a number of major attractions due tio its location on lower ground while most of the historical building nex...  more »