German soldiers' cemetery in Viljandi

Reinu tee, Viljandi

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The cemetery was established during the Second World War. First German soldiers killed in battles were buried there already in the summer of 1941. In the autumn of 1944 the Soviet occupation army destroyed all gravestones. In 1991-1993 the German War Graves Commission restored the cemetery. It is now a resting place for about 700 soldiers who perished in battles and died in hospitals. A couple of dozens of them are Estonians.

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Open all year round

24 hours

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  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By car
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prl13

prl13

nothing much

it is average. just beautiful to watch from a disdance, but nothing else. its just a cemetery, nothing special about that

Erling G

Erling G

Tyska Krigskyrkogården i Viljandi.

Nordost om Järnvägsstationen i Viljandi ligger den Tyska Krigskyrkogården och norr om den ligger Ugala-teatern.

Milesandmore2013

Milesandmore2013

"Отлично" относится к ухоженности

Эх, вот бы могилы наших воинов, погибших во Второй мировой войне так обихаживали! Могилы наших солдат-освободителей на нашей земле приходят в запустение и исчезают навсегда, а здесь могилы убитых...

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