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Monument to Johan Skytte

Lossi tn, Tartu, Estonia
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Seal

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DejanNS72
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Novi Sad, Serbia
Impressive but..

... still no idea who Johan Skytte was. It is a shiny modern artwork, a bit out of place among the... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
andrasz
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London, United Kingdom
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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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  • Very good29%
  • Average25%
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  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“Seal”
14 Aug 2017
“Impressive but..”
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Lossi tn, Tartu, Estonia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 15 August 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 11 July 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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