Memorial to A. H. Tammsaare

Estonia puiestee 2, Tallinn

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This memorial, completed to mark the 100th birthday of beloved national author A. H. Tammsaare (1878-1940), is situated in Tammsaare park in central Tallinn. The writer is depicted in a pensive mood sitting on a bench. In choosing the location of the memorial, the authorities bore in mind that the New Market that once stood where the park is today was a favourite spot of the author's, where he loved to observe people. The memorial was designed by sculptor Jaak Soans and architect Rein Luup.

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  • Wheelchair access

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  • On foot only
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Mikael F

Mikael F

Estonian national author

This striking memorial is situated in Tammsaare park in central Tallinn. The monument was completed to mark the 100th birthday of author A. H. Tammsaare (1878-1940). The park has got a facelift...

mWrite

mWrite

Estonian national writer

Anton HansenTammsaare is national writer of Estonia and was in Estonian 25 money note, before country joined Euro. He name means Oak Island. In his writing Tammsaare ruthlessly mocked all kinds of...

KristinaMaria777

KristinaMaria777

A.H. Tammsaare

Famous and very nice monument to Estonian writer located in the city center. When it is very hot in summer you can cool down near the monument as it is located in the shadow. :)

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