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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 capit...
Kadriorg Palace

 This palace was built
  by tsar Peter the
  First for his empress.
 It is now used as a
  summer park....
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
 This cathedral dominates
  most of the city of the
  hilltop setting.
 The cathedral can hol...
Islands Saaremaa and Muhu
 Saaremaa is the biggest
  island in Estonia.
 Saaremaa have symbols
  such as juniper, dolomi...
Kiek-in-de-Kök
 This famous fortification
  was built in the 15th
  century.
 „Kiek in de Kök‟, which
  means „peep into...
Tartu, Estonia
 This is the second largest
  city in estonia.
 This photo shows the
  medieval City Hall in
  Tartu.
 T...
Emajõgi River
 In Estonian the name
  Emajõgi means “Mother
  River”.
 This river is about 100
  km long.
 It flows thr...
Toomkirik
 Known as either the
  Dome Church, or St.
  Mary‟s in English.
 This church was founded
  on Toopmea Hill in ...
Toompea
 Toompea is a limestone
  hill that is located in
  Tallinn.
 It measures of 400 by
  250 meters, and has an
  a...
Estonian Art Museum

 This museum was
   established in 1919.

 It was originally based in
   Kadriorg Palace, but has
 ...
Tallinn Town Hall
 Stands on the southerly
  side of Raekoja Square.
 It has become familiar
  form its Gothic like
  st...
Beit Bella Synagogue
 Its located in Estonia‟s
  capital, Tallinn.
 This synagogue was
  inaugurated on May
  16, 2007.
...
Lahemaa National Park
 This is the largest
  national park in Estiona.
 There is a large variety of
  animals and hiking...
Keila Waterfall

 This is a waterfall located
   in North Estonia.

 The third most powerful
   waterfall in Estonia aft...
Bibliographies for Pictures
 Www.aegee-helsinki.org. Web. 13 Jan. 2010.
 "Kadriorg Palace Tallinn | Estonia - Tallinn Li...
Bibliographies for Pictures
   Http://giid.ee/cassiopeia/fotod/retk_2008/26_Visby%20toomkirik.jpg. Photograph.
    Photog...
Bibliographies for Pictures
 Http://www.onderweg-reismagazine.nl/images/uploadimages/photography/74.jpg.
  Photograph. Pa...
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  1. 1. Estonia By Claudia Boutin
  2. 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. 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. 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. 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. 6. 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.
  7. 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. 8. 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.
  9. 9. 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.
  10. 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. 11. Estonian Art Museum  This museum was established in 1919.  It was originally based in Kadriorg Palace, but has spanned throughout Estonia.
  12. 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 13th century.  There is a octagon tower coming out of the top of the church.
  13. 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. 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. 15. Keila Waterfall  This is a waterfall located in North Estonia.  The third most powerful waterfall in Estonia after Narva and Jagäla.
  16. 16. 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>.
  17. 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.  "Tallinn Synagogue -." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Web. 19 Jan. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tallinn_Synagogue>.
  18. 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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