Tarvas sculpture

Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwaldi tänav 1, Rakvere

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The Tarvas sculpture was unveiled in 2002 to mark the 700th anniversary of Rakvere. Situated close to the Order Castle on Vallimägi hill, Tarvas is 7 metres long, stands 4 metres high and weighs 7 tonnes. He stands on a granite base bearing the coat of arms of Rakvere, a brief history of the town in Estonian, Swedish, German, Danish, Polish and Russian and the names of sculpture’s sponsors.

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  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
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andreagM8965EN

andreagM8965EN

Impressive sculpture

Tavras sculpture is one of the main attractions in Rakvere, a real symbol of the town. It is relatively young, was installed less than 20 years ago, but looks like everybody knows about this...

Love_my_passport2

Love_my_passport2

Bull

The huge bull located next to Rakvere Castle. We visited on our trip to the Castle. There is a little walk to get to it. But we enjoyed our time.

KanteMin

KanteMin

Statue on the hill

Very big statue beside the Rakvere castle. Nothing special but if you are visiting the castle, then take a look at this also.

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