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    • Estonia By Claudia Boutin
    • Tallinn, Estonia  Tallinn is the capital of Estonia, which is known for the medieval like structure  This capital is also the oldest city in Estonia.
    • Kadriorg Palace  This palace was built by tsar Peter the First for his empress.  It is now used as a summer park.  „Kadriorg' means 'Catherine's Valley'.
    • Alexander Nevsky Cathedral  This cathedral dominates most of the city of the hilltop setting.  The cathedral can hold up to 5,000 people.  Is one of the largest Eastern Orthodox churches in the world.  It occupies an area of 3170 m²
    • Islands Saaremaa and Muhu  Saaremaa is the biggest island in Estonia.  Saaremaa have symbols such as juniper, dolomite, and windmills.  People go to these islands for the tourism and business resorts.
    • Kiek-in-de-Kök  This famous fortification was built in the 15th century.  „Kiek in de Kök‟, which means „peep into the kitchen„, because the soldiers could spy in the pantries during military times.  Visitors can go all the way to the top for better views.
    • Tartu, Estonia  This is the second largest city in estonia.  This photo shows the medieval City Hall in Tartu.  The city has a population of 101,246.  It also has an area of 38.8 square kilometers.
    • Emajõgi River  In Estonian the name Emajõgi means “Mother River”.  This river is about 100 km long.  It flows through the Tartu county, Lake Võrtsjärv, and Lake Peipus.  The course of this river is split into 3 different parts.
    • Toomkirik  Known as either the Dome Church, or St. Mary‟s in English.  This church was founded on Toopmea Hill in the 13th century.  It‟s said to be the oldest church in Estonia.  Founded by the Danes.
    • Toompea  Toompea is a limestone hill that is located in Tallinn.  It measures of 400 by 250 meters, and has an area of 17 acres.  The history on Toompea is closely linked to the rulers and powers of Estonia.
    • Estonian Art Museum  This museum was established in 1919.  It was originally based in Kadriorg Palace, but has spanned throughout Estonia.
    • Tallinn Town Hall  Stands on the southerly side of Raekoja Square.  It has become familiar form its Gothic like structure and it dates back all the way to the 13th century.  There is a octagon tower coming out of the top of the church.
    • Beit Bella Synagogue  Its located in Estonia‟s capital, Tallinn.  This synagogue was inaugurated on May 16, 2007.  Has a capacity to sit 180 people.  The original synagogue was built in 1883 during World War II.
    • Lahemaa National Park  This is the largest national park in Estiona.  There is a large variety of animals and hiking trails.  It‟s the only open-air geology museum located near Altja, Estonia.  Permanent communities for bears and wolves in that area.
    • Keila Waterfall  This is a waterfall located in North Estonia.  The third most powerful waterfall in Estonia after Narva and Jagäla.
    • Bibliographies for Pictures  Www.aegee-helsinki.org. Web. 13 Jan. 2010.  "Kadriorg Palace Tallinn | Estonia - Tallinn Life." Tallinn Life | Tallinn Travel Guide | Tallinn Apartments Pubs Apartments Restaurants and Map | Estonia. Web. 13 Jan. 2010. <http://www.tallinn-life.com/culture/culture_details/3-Kadriorg_Palace>.  "Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia -." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Web. 13 Jan. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Nevsky_Cathedral,_Sofia>.  "Saaremaa, Muhu and Other Islands - Estonia Guide:." Estonia Guide: Estonia, Guide to the Baltics Meeting.lv. Web. 18 Jan. 2010 <http://eng.est.meeting.lv/estonia/saarema.php>.  Http://farm1.static.flickr.com/111/293108612_49090e54d0.jpg. Photograph. Estonia. Web. 18 Jan. 2010.  "Tartu -." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Web. 18 Jan. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tartu>.  "Emajõgi -." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Web. 18 Jan. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emaj%C3%B5gi>.
    • Bibliographies for Pictures  Http://giid.ee/cassiopeia/fotod/retk_2008/26_Visby%20toomkirik.jpg. Photograph. Photograph, Estonia. Http://giid.ee/cassiopeia/fotod/retk_2008/26_Visby%20toomkirik.jpg. Web. 18 Jan. 2010.  Http://img5.travelblog.org/Photos/40820/214089/t/1628115-Back-Of-Toompea-Castle- 0.jpg. Photograph. Photograph, Estonia. Http://img5.travelblog.org/Photos/40820/214089/t/1628115-Back-Of-Toompea-Castle- 0.jpg. Web.  Http://www.tallinn.world-guides.com/tallinn_landmarks.html. Photograph. Photograph, Estonia. Http://www.tallinn.world-guides.com/tallinn_landmarks.html. Web. 18 Jan. 2010.  Http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tallinn_Synagogue. Photograph. Museum, Estonia. Http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tallinn_Synagogue. Web. 18 Jan. 2010.  "Tallinn Synagogue -." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Web. 19 Jan. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tallinn_Synagogue>.
    • Bibliographies for Pictures  Http://www.onderweg-reismagazine.nl/images/uploadimages/photography/74.jpg. Photograph. Park, Estonia. Http://www.onderweg- reismagazine.nl/images/uploadimages/photography/74.jpg. Web. 18 Jan. 2010.  Http://www.klint.envir.ee/Pildid/650/41-Keila%20j.jpg. Photograph. Waterfall, Estonia. Web. 18 Jan. 2010.