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Freedom Square


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Freedom Square (Estonian: Vabaduse väljak) is a plaza on the southern end of the Old Town in Tallinn, Estonia. It is bounded on the east by St. John's Church (built 1862-67), on the south by Kaarli Boulevard and an underground shopping center (2008–09), and on the west by a Victory Column (2009) commemorating the Estonian War of Independence 1918–1920.

The current design was created by architects Tiit Trummal, Veljo Kaasik and Andres Alver. It has an area of 7752 m² with the dimensions approx. 110 m by 75 m.

During the Soviet period, Freedom Square was known as the Victory Square (Võidu väljak).​

 

 




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