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Estonian Parliament Building and Tall Herman Tower

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Estonian Parliament Building and Tall Herman Tower

Estonian Parliament Building and Tall Herman Tower

Picture (c) Linda Garrison
The pink Estonian Parliament building was once Toompea Castle. The Tall Herman tower is the tallest tower of the castle and once flew the Soviet Union flag. In 1987, Estoinians raised the Estonian flag seen in the photo here, and four years later Estonia declared its freedom from the USSR.

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