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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You really can't go to Tallinn and not see this square in the heart of town. You go through here to the old town. The square has a part of the old fortification which is put under a glass frame . There is also the...More

Thank 265rezas
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

When walking in Tallinn you will sooner or later come upon this square at the edge of the Old Town. Its most prominent feature is the Vabaduse Monument commemorating the vabadussoda (war of independence) from 1918 to 1920 on the western side of the square...More

Thank Markus A. W
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

The Freedom Square is the main square of Tallinn, where the military parades and various concerts take place. The square has had several names during history. For example it was Victory Square during Soviet occupation. The monument to the War of Independence was unveiled here...More

Thank Mikael F
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

This is one of the most impressive freedom squares I have seen. In addition to the sweeping square there is St. Johns Church on one side and the Vabaduse Monument behind. However the most spectacular  feature is the on going blue, white and black light...More

Thank CATTSAR
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We walked through here a few times but only as a waypoint to another point. It doesn't seem robust enough to be a stop as its own destination... As fun as it is. It has an industrial brilliance to it but lacks charm or old...More

Thank rileigh15
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Freedom Square is a Plaza in the South of the Old Town that at present hosts military parades and concerts.During the Soviet Era "Freedom Square" was called "Victory Square" hosting parades in honour of holidays like "Victory Day" and "October revolution".The "War of Independence Victory...More

Thank MumbaiRiders
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Freedom square was on the way to my hostel, so I passed here several times a day. The square is special to imagine about 400,000 Estonians singing to the Soviet Oppressors, I loved the cross and then St. John's cathedral was nice too. Great place...More

Thank CFEIII
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Lots of events happening here - when we visited there was some basketball event. Lots of people, crowded. Nice view to the freedom monument though.

Thank Sandra D
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

The large cross and spacious square commemorate the Estonia War of Independence. This is not really a destination worth making a special trek to see, but as it is on the edge of Old Town and other interesting sites, it is OK to visit en...More

Thank Codiak!
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

You get a real sense of Estonia's turbulent recent past with a visit to Freedom Square. Notice boards and a museum are situated within the square and this is the main entry into Tallinn 'Old Town'. Our recommendation is to walk past the monument and...More

Thank DandJTravelTales
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