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  • 1. Estonia By Claudia Boutin
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. 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'.
  • 4. 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
  • 5. 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.
  • 6. Kiek-in-de-Kök
    • This famous fortification was built in the 15 th century.
    • ‘ Kiek in de K ö k’, 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.
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. Emaj õ gi River
    • In Estonian the name Emajõgi means “Mother River”.
    • This river is about 100 km long.
    • It flows through the Tartu county, Lake V õ rtsj ä rv, and Lake Peipus.
    • The course of this river is split into 3 different parts.
  • 9. Toomkirik
    • Known as either the Dome Church, or St. Mary’s in English.
    • This church was founded on Toopmea Hill in the 13 th century.
    • It’s said to be the oldest church in Estonia.
    • Founded by the Danes.
  • 10. 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.
  • 11. Estonian Art Museum
    • This museum was established in 1919.
    • It was originally based in Kadriorg Palace, but has spanned throughout Estonia.
  • 12. 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 13 th century.
    • There is a octagon tower coming out of the top of the church.
  • 13. 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.
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. Keila Waterfall
    • This is a waterfall located in North Estonia.
    • The third most powerful waterfall in Estonia after Narva and Jag ä la.
  • 16. Bibliographies for Pictures
    • Www.aegee-helsinki.org . Web. 13 Jan. 2010.
    • &quot;Kadriorg Palace Tallinn | Estonia - Tallinn Life.&quot; 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>.
    • &quot;Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia -.&quot; Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia . Web. 13 Jan. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Nevsky_Cathedral,_Sofia>.
    • &quot;Saaremaa, Muhu and Other Islands - Estonia Guide:.&quot; 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.
    • &quot;Tartu -.&quot; Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia . Web. 18 Jan. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tartu>.
    • &quot;Emajõgi -.&quot; Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia . Web. 18 Jan. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emaj%C3%B5gi>.
  • 17. 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 .
    • &quot;Tallinn Synagogue -.&quot; Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia . Web. 19 Jan. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tallinn_Synagogue>.
  • 18. 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.

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