Monument to Johan Skytte

Seal is made of stainless steel, the photo and text have been engraved on it with a laser. The impression made by the seal on the ground is made of granite. Seal is 2.4 m high and three metres long.
Location: Toomemägi, Tartu Author: Tiiu Kirsipuu

Seal is made of stainless steel, the photo and text have been engraved on it with a laser. The impression made by the seal on the ground is made of granite. Seal is 2.4 m high and three metres long.
Location: Toomemägi, Tartu Author: Tiiu Kirsip

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  • Stop on your way round Toomemägi Park.

    Skytte was a Swedish politician and his connection to Tartu is described on a plaque next to this unusual memorial. It probably isn't worthy of a visit by itself but, in the park, there are a number...

  • Seal

    I did not know who Johan Skytte is. When I discovered this monument it was the very first time that I heard that name. Later I found that Mr. Skytte was first (swedish) rector of the University of...

  • Impressive but..

    ... still no idea who Johan Skytte was. It is a shiny modern artwork, a bit out of place among the old university buildings and the ruined cathedral, but other than suggesting he was important enough...


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