Estonia 100 Travel Guide – The Journey of Our State  Historic sites relating to Estonian independence

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Estonia 100 Travel Guide – The Journey of Our State Historic sites relating to Estonian independence

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Author: Mart Laar
The travel guide is in three languages: Estonian, English, Russian
192 pgs, soft cover
Dimensions 142 x 240 mm
The travel guide consists of a book and separate map of Estonia. All of the objects have been marked with their exact coordinates and address.

This guide book introduces important places related to the birth of Estonia's independence.

Author Mart Laar, one of the most prominent Prime Ministers of Estonia (1992-1994, 1999-2002), and later Minister of Defence (2011-2012), who is also a renowned historian and writer, has compiled this guide to places related to Estonia's independence. Over the last hundred years, the Republic of Estonia has left numerous traces of its legacy that even decades of foreign occupation have not been able to erase.
On the eve of the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia, he looks back on the road travelled and highlights 277 sites across Estonia, as well as ten in Latvia and Finland, which have been relevant and meaningful in relation to Estonia's independence.
The travel guide consisting of a map and a book is helpful during the journey through history and Estonia from Sõrve to Narva and from Dirham to Värska.
Enjoy reading, memories and the travel!
Among other things in the travel guide you can find the place the independence of Estonia was declared in the present building of the Estonian Bank, Tallinn; the building in Tartu, where the Tartu Peace Treaty was concluded, the Sinimäe memorial, a monument to Erna landing operation and the Finnish boys and the museum of KGB cells. And also the Song Festival Ground and the monument to Gustav Ernesaks about who Mart Laar writes in the travel guide as follows: “Most people expressed their opposition through culture by devoting themselves to the language, culture and preserving the peculiarity. After every five years the national feelings were enhanced by the general song festival, where the song by Gustav Ernesaks “My father’s land is my love” was sung like an anthem. In 1988 the most important events of the singing revolution took place here.”

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