Umsiedlung memorial

Saka mõis, Saka küla, Toila vald, Ida-Viru maakond

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The Umsiedlung memorial is located high on the Saka limestone shore. The foreign word makes people wonder: what does it mean? The memorial was erected thanks to the family of Saka Manor, who wanted to give the 100-year-old Republic of Estonia a gift. It also serves as a thank-you to the contributions of Baltic Germans and is a reminder of their forced re-settlement.
The memorial depicts three large storks flying out of open windows that are six meters high in the air: this is how the sculptor Simson von Seakyll (Aivar Simson) and architect Kalle Rõõmus see the re-settlement of Baltic Germans.

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  • Wheelchair access

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