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Photo by: Maret Põldveer-Turay

Photo by: Maret Põldveer-Turay

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based on 25 reviews

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Uus turg, Tallinn

City Centre

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Tammsaare park is in the city centre by the Estonia National Theatre. Until the middle of 19th century this area under the park was an empty land surrounded by the Town Wall and building was restricted for military reasons. In 1896 the wasteland was covered with stones and Tallinn’s market was moved here from the Town Hall Square. Between 1903 and 1905 a huge wooden “Interims theatre” stood in the middle of the today’s park area, a barn like hall which showed plays and movies. The real theatre buildings were completed later – German theatre (today’s Draama theatre) in 1910 and Estonia theatre in 1913. In 1976 the park area was reconstructed and in 1978 a statue of a famous Estonian writer Anton Hansen Tammsaare (I.Soans, R.Luup) was placed in the middle of the park. In 1981 the sculpture “Mermaid” (E.Viies) was added.

Today Tammsaare park is a popular gathering point for the younger crowds.

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Uus turg, Tallinn

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TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

"Sprawling greenery."

4.0

September 9, 2019, by MadanGopalM

We passed through this park four times during our stay at Tallinn. Its a rare gesture to design and dedicate the sprawling park in memory of A.M.Tammsaare (1878-1940), a great Estonian writer whose... Read more

"I am sure everyone walks through this park"

4.0

June 20, 2019, by palawanismyhome

Leaving the old town and heading to Viru shopping center you will probably walk through this park. I found the posters of the Estonian people to be very interesting, although i do not know if they... Read more

"Nice Green Space"

4.0

November 6, 2017, by Professor04

This small green space is right between a busy street and the Opera House. It is dominated by a rather moving monument to the 1905 revolution with a wounded man, brave woman, and clinging child. It... Read more

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