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Sculpture of Johann Voldemar Jannsen

Address: Rüütli tänav 21, Pärnu | Show on map

On Rüütli street situates the modern city sculpture perfect example - the life-size sculpture of Johann Voldemar Jannsen, the father of Estonian journalism. Hard hat in one hand and newspaper in the other he is like stopped for a moment to peek into today's Pärnu Postimees office windows!
Interesting to know! According to belief touching the page of Perno Postimees in Jannsen's hand will bring you good news this day! Monument created by professor Mati Karmin was ordered by Pärnu Postimees for 150th birthday of newspaper Perno Postimees that first came out in 1857.

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Free of charge.


  • Information boards
  • Site lighting
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free parking
  • Paid parking


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