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Monument to Johan Skytte

Lossi tn, Tartu, Estonia
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Stop on your way round Toomemägi Park.

Skytte was a Swedish politician and his connection to Tartu is described on a plaque next to this... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2018
Geoff R
Seal

I did not know who Johan Skytte is. When I discovered this monument it was the very first time that... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2017
DejanNS72
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Novi Sad, Serbia
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Seal is made of stainless steel, the photo and text have been engraved on it with a laser. The impression made by the seal on the ground is made of granite. Seal is 2.4 m high and three metres long.Location: Toomemagi, TartuAuthor: Tiiu Kirsipuu
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Mar 2, 2018
“Stop on your way round Toomemägi Park.”
Nov 4, 2017
“Seal”
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Lossi tn, Tartu, Estonia
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Reviewed March 2, 2018

Skytte was a Swedish politician and his connection to Tartu is described on a plaque next to this unusual memorial. It probably isn't worthy of a visit by itself but, in the park, there are a number of statues, the Observatory, the Cathedral and some...More

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Reviewed November 5, 2017

I did not know who Johan Skytte is. When I discovered this monument it was the very first time that I heard that name. Later I found that Mr. Skytte was first (swedish) rector of the University of Tartu. Monument is modern and interesting. Maybe...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

... still no idea who Johan Skytte was. It is a shiny modern artwork, a bit out of place among the old university buildings and the ruined cathedral, but other than suggesting he was important enough to receive a monument nothing more is revealed.

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Reviewed July 11, 2016

If you are walking by it may be worth to stop and take a look, but for sure no need to make a detour.

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