The Tree Garden Warrior

Pargi tänav 23, Räpina linn, Räpina vald, Põlva maakond

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Standing in the landcaped area opposite the former main entrance of the Räpina Paper Factory is the Tree Garden Warrior, a monument to the historical Tree Garden War designed by Riho Kuld in 1984. The locals refer to the warrior as the Iron Man.

In 1784 a peasant uprising took place in Räpina following the levying of a bounty tax. In the tree garden of the local manor a battle erupted between the soldiers and the local farmhands, who were armed with poles - ending in the deaths of five local men.

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Open all year round

24 hours

Features and amenities
  • Wheelchair access

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Access
  • Sealed access road
  • By car
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Bus: Räpina
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