Photos from Estonia


The modern name of Estonia ('Eesti Vabariik' in Estonian) is thought to originate from the Roman historian Tacitus who described a people called the Aestii. Over the centuries, the Estonian were subjected to Danish, Teutonic, Swedish and Soviet rule until they regained their independence on August 20, 1991.

 

parnu estonia

Street with wooden houses in the city of Pärnu

 

tartu estonia

city of Tartu : the main square

 

Tallinn city walls

Tallinn : city walls

 

russian church tallinn

Tallinn : the Russian orthodox church

 

Ethnographic open-air museum near Tallinn

Old wooden church (open air museum Rocca al Mare)

 

 
 

 


 

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