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    Danish King's Garden

    Danish King's Garden is just next to Toompea, on the slope facing St. Nicholas Church. According to an old legend, this is the spot where a flag descended from the sky during the Danish invasion, and it was this flag that turned the course of the battle in favour of King Valdemar II. Later, the flag became the national flag of Denmark. The sculpture Tuli lipp ('The Flag Descended') speaks of this legend. There are other legends about this garden. However, it was the Danish reign that lasted for over a century in Tallinn and Northern Estonia that gave the name to the garden. The sculpture of three monks, which stands in the garden, is complemented by a light installation and an information board on the city wall.  Interesting fact: every year on the 15th of June, Dannebrog or the Day of the Danish Flag is celebrated in the garden.
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    • Relax in the garden

      tripadvisor rating 4 of 5
      September 10, 2023 By Brittany_11_10

      A lovely little garden and park on Toompea Hill outside the Kiek en de Kok Fortification (and museum). Quiet and peaceful in the morning, and only a bit more bustling in the afternoon. Nice place to... Read more comments

    • At Toompea Hill

      tripadvisor rating 5 of 5
      September 2, 2023 By Coryy20

      I didn't plan to visit this site but during my visit at Toompea hill I was able to enjoy the view of this place. There were no flowers in the garden because it was snow covered. Outside the building... Read more comments

    • Nice quiet garden area

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      June 12, 2023 By RamboNWAlberta

      A nicely done flower garden area, good place to take a break and resume touring from. Not a place that’s a must see but easy to pass through ..