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Estonia, Alam-Pedja Nature Reserve

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Estonia, Alam-Pedja Nature Reserve The Alam-Pedja Nature Reserve was established in 1994. It is located on the territory of three counties: Tartu, Jõgeva and Viljandi. The area of ​​Alam-Pedja is 260 square kilometers

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Estonia, Toompea Castle

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Estonia, Toompea Castle Old Tallinn consists of two parts: Upper Town and Lower. The upper is on the hill of Toompea (from Estonian Toompea – which means “cathedral hill”). These two, located nearby, settlements

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Estonia, Toolese Castle

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Estonia, Toolese Castle The castle of Tools, more precisely its ruins are in the Viru county. In Russian documents, it is known as Tolburg and Tolchebor. It is assumed that the castle was built in 1471. It is believed that

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Estonia, Rakvere Castle

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Estonia, Rakvere Castle Rakvere Castle is located in the same town in the north of Estonia. The German name of the castle of Vesenberg (Vesenberg), in the Russian chronicles is found as Rakovor. For the first time it is mentioned

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Estonia, Lajuse Castle

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Estonia, Lajuse Castle The castle of Laiuse, or the castle of Lais (German Schloss Lais), was founded by the Livonian Order in the 14th century. Construction continued until the middle of the 15th century. This castle was

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Estonia, Kiltsi Castle

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Estonia, Kiltsi Castle Kiltsi Castle was built on the ruins of a medieval vassal castle. The exact date of its foundation is unknown, it is assumed that the oldest part of the building was made in the late 14th century, and

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Estonia, Glen Castle

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Estonia, Glen Castle Glen Castle is located in Tallinn in Nõmme district on the slope of Mustamägi. Around the castle is a beautiful park. The landowner Nikolai von Glen founded a park on this slope. The castle was built

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Estonia, Bishop’s Castle Kuressaare

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Estonia, Bishop’s Castle Kuressaare Bishop’s Castle is the pride and beauty of Kuressaare. This is the only castle in the Baltic countries, completely preserved in its medieval form until our times. The castle

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Estonia, Dominican Monastery

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Estonia, Dominican Monastery Members of the Dominican order settled in Tallinn in the 13th century. It is known that this order was founded in 1216 by the Spaniard Saint Dominique de Guzman. It is believed that the mother

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Estonia, House of the Brotherhood of the Blackheads

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Estonia, House of the Brotherhood of the Blackheads The first information about the Brotherhood of Blackheads dates from the year 1399. Only young, unmarried merchants could become members of this association. When they got

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Estonia, Kuressaare City Park

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Estonia, Kuressaare City Park In the second half of the XIX century, the construction of new buildings and landscaping around the castle of Kuressaare began. All this began after the Kuressaare city acquired its resort status,

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Estonia, Jagala Falls

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Estonia, Jagala Falls The Yagal waterfall is located on the river of the same name in Estonia, Harjumaa county. The waterfall is 4 km from the confluence of the river to the Gulf of Finland and 25 km to the east of Tallinn.

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Estonia, Valaste waterfall

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Estonia, Valaste waterfall The Valaste waterfall is located in the northern part of Estonia, Ida-Virumaa County, in the Ontika area. This is the highest waterfall in Estonia. Initially, its height was about 25 meters, but

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Estonia, Vilsandi National Park

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Estonia, Vilsandi National Park Vilsandi National Park is a group of islands located in the Baltic Sea, near the north-west coast of the Estonian islands of Saaremaa. The reserve was founded in 1993. Now its total area is

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Estonia, Viidumäe Nature Reserve

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Estonia, Viidumäe Nature Reserve Viidumäe Nature Reserve was founded in 1957. Although a special flora was known and interesting to botanists already from the middle of the last century. Such a late date of the foundation