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02-18-2006, 12:02 AM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile12077/Estonia-Parliament,-Tallinn,-ESTONIA.htm>Estonia Parliament, Tallinn, ESTONIA</a></b><br><br>The Estonian Parliament is housed in the Toompea Castle.It is one of Estonia’s oldest and grandest architectural groupings. Built in the 13th to the 14th centuries, the castle is situated on the steep limestone coast, 50 meters above sea level. It is one of the most potent symbols of reigning power, conquered over the centuries by various nations <br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/780996Clipboard15.jpg>

02-18-2006, 12:08 AM
It was here the danish flag fell down from the sky in June 1219 after the danish King Valdemar the Conqueror had entered the city. He build a castle on this spot. After this day the city was called Taani Linn (Danish City).