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Lydia Koidula monument

Koidula park in the Pärnu centre is one of the most loved parks in the town, you can enjoy the beauty of flowers and the babbling of fountains. Lydia Koidula (1843-1886) was known poetess, publicist, and a social figure from the national awakening period, as well as the author of the first play in Estonian. Pärnu was the town of her youth. In 1925 it a decision to build a monument and park dedicated to her was made. The opening ceremony of the sculpture by Amandus Adamson was held in 1929. This is also the last work of the sculptor.

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  • Len H Len H
    Popular with the locals

    This is a very beautiful place especially in the spring and summer when the area covered with flowers. Many locals, but also to tourists go here, just to relax in this peaceful and beautiful area.

  • ErritKuldkepp ErritKuldkepp
    Historical monument in a beautiful park

    Lydia Koidula was a true Estonian poetess and this might be one of the reasons the statue is located in a beautiful park. Definitely worthwhile visiting and taking time to be there.

  • 1Viktor1 1Viktor1
    Nostalgic place between the nature.

    It is good place to visit this park with friends or children. I recommend to buy with you some donuts and juice close to this place (local people can help to find the right place ;-)).


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