Equestrian statue of the General Johan Laidoner

Equestrian statue of the General Johan Laidoner

Talli tänav 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

  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By public transport
  • By car

Stops nearby

Bus: Vabaduse plats

Coordinates

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Reviews

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vivianl70

vivianl70

Statue of a talented soldier and a peacetime politician Johan Laidoner

Even though this is a statue of a talented soldier it makes you feel convivial and peaceful. Maybe it is the surroundings, maybe it's the scarf around his neck or the horse's expression :) The...

Erling G

Erling G

Ryttarmonumentet i Viljandi.

Johan Laidoner blev Estlands Nationalhjälte under frihetskriget 1918 -20. Förutom ryttarmonumentet i Viljandi finns ett Laidoner museum i Viimsi.

Натали В

Натали В

Памятник генералу

Конный памятник, возведенный в честь верховного главнокомандующего эстонских войск в ходе Освободительной войны генерала Йохана Лайдонера, памятник находится не далеко от развалин замка.

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