F. R. Kreutzwald monument in Tallinn

The monument to F. R. Kreutzwald in Kadriorg Park in Tallinn is the biggest of all the monuments erected in honour of the famous author. Designed by sculptors E. Taniloo and M. Saks, it was unveiled in 1958.

Kreutzwald's main work and the cornerstone of Estonian literature is the national epic 'Kalevipoeg'. The author also trained and work as both a teacher and a doctor.

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*Monuments have been erected to Kreutzwald in other towns and cities where he lived and worked (Rakvere, Võru and Tartu) as wel as in four places in Lääne-Viru County connected to his childhood

Features and amenities


Lydia Koidula tänav 21, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn

Getting there


  • Signposted
  • By public transport
  • By car


59°26'12''N 24°47'14''E | Download GPX file