Estonia, the union of different cultures

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Estonia is a country in Northern Europe, which has become an important destination for everyone. Estonia has land borders with Latvia in the south and Russia to the east. This country is completely independent of Finland to the north by the Gulf of Finland and Sweden in the west by the Baltic Sea.

Estonia, the northernmost of the Baltic nations, it borders the borders of Russia and Latvia. With an island and a mainland, Estonia is bounded by the northern Gulf of Finland, a short crossing on a ferry will take you to Helsinki.

During its long history, Estonia (part of its territory) has been dominated by the Danes, Swedes and Russians. Inherited traits of these periods of occupation are visible in the architecture, costumes and physics of its population.

Estonia appeared only as an independent republic in 1918, had a troubled life and, having been invaded by the Germans, eventually had to join the Soviet Union as the name of the Socialist Republic of Estonia. Only in 1992 after the end of the Soviet Union, Estonia became independent. In May 2004 the country became a member of the European Union today is currently in the process of accelerated modernization.

Destinations in Estonia:
The main destination is the capital of Estonia, Tallinn. Visibly this city is surrounded by walls and defensive towers, Tallinn enchants visitors.

 

Suggestions:
In the center of Tallinn is a restaurant in medieval style and decoration rather curious, the Olde Hansa. The house does not use electricity, lighting is by candles, waiters and waitresses used seasonal clothing. The Olde Hansa restaurant, serving dishes with grains that are used by the population during the Middle Ages. Your letter of beer is very good (Estonia does not produce good wines, but their beers are great!).

Apart from Tallinn, Tartu worth a look is the second city of Estonia, with approximately 100 inhabitants, located 185 km south of Tallinn and Narva, on the medieval castle, which in itself is worth visiting the ciudad.

Holidays in Estonia:
Holidays in Estonia, are some of the most awaited moments of the year when most schools, banks and offices remain closed in the country. These days are celebrated with great joy and fun.

There are wonderful places for walks in Estonia which are spread in almost all cities in Estonia. The crowd of tourists spend their holidays here in Estonia. You can take tours to various attractive places in their spare time. Some points of tourist attraction in this country are from;  the St. Peter Lutheran Church, the Cathedral and the ruins of the house of Catherine, St. Olaf’s church, The Old Town, the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Cathedral of Santa Maria Tallinn, St. Nicholas Church, Tallinn Zoo and the Concert Hall of Jõhvi.
 

The holiday began in Estonia since the first days of January. This is the New Year’s Day which is celebrated all over the Estonian people to greatness. On May 1, the Estonian people also enjoy the Labor Day, which is considered one of the most amazing holiday in Estonia. June 23 is the Day of Victory for the Estonians. German forces were frustrated on this day during the Battle of Cesis.

June 24 is a major public holidays in Estonia which is celebrated as the Day of San Juan. August 20 is the Day of the Restoration, which indicates a return to independence in 1991. December 24 is celebrated on Christmas Eve. December 25 marks the celebration of Christmas.

Holidays in Estonia also include Good Friday and Easter. But those days are not fixed and can come at any time in accordance with the Gregorian calendar.

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