Equestrian statue of the General Johan Laidoner

Talli tn 5, Viljandi

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The equestrian statue erected in honour of General Johan Laidoner, Commander-in-Chief of the Estonian Army in the War of Independence, is the first and so far the only one of its kind in Estonia.

Laidoner, a prominent statesman born in Viljandi County, is the first honorary citizen of Viljandi.

The author of the statue is Terje Ojaveer.

Times and prices
Open all year round

24 hours

Features and amenities
  • Wheelchair access

Getting there

Access
  • Sealed access road
  • By public transport
  • By car
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Bus: Vabaduse plats
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