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Folk Lore couple

The Estonian's love their folk lore (they've had so many serious battles to fight) and this is an... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Sotontraveller
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Interesting sculpture near the Castle

Interesting sculpture located near the castle. It's a very short walk from the castle towards the... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
394chamaraw
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The sculpture, situated in front of the SPA Hotel Meri was created in 2002 by a renowned Estonian sculptor Tauno Kangro. The sculpture depicts Suur Toll (the Great Toll), a mythical hero of the island Saaremaa, and his wife Piret.Good to...more
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Reviewed 6 January 2019

We spent here only 5 minutes because there was pretty nothing to see. We were here on December so maybe in summer here is different, better view.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sintija S
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Beach is fine but composition and workout of this sculpture is terrible. The sculptor must find time to explore woman body and boats more carefully.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tarmo R
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful view and a nice place where to take photos. Probably the best view is in the summertime...

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

It's fun to see, but you want spend too much time there. Kids will love it, men too. It is in the nice place, so you will see other things around too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andres T
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The Estonian's love their folk lore (they've had so many serious battles to fight) and this is an unusual, if not bizarre, huge statute to amuse. It makes you think ours are really very serious - perhaps we should lighten up !

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sotontraveller
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Fun story behind the statue which represents industry and good ethics, something all Estonians strive for, but merely a statue.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Interesting sculpture located near the castle. It's a very short walk from the castle towards the piret. The myth behind is interesting and you can read on about it online or ask your guide. If you wish you can sit and enjoy the view which...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 394chamaraw
Reviewed 12 July 2018

It was our second visit to Kuressaare and we wanted to see this unique and fun sculpture again before going to the castle. The sculpture is in front of the Spa Hotel Meri next to the harbour and near to the castle. The bronze sculpture...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank royandjeanette
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Suur Toll and his wife Piret are pretty tough carrying their boatload of fish from the waters edge with the odd fish having fallen to the ground. This bronze sculpture is a fun characture of these Saaremaa folk heroes. You will find them on the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank micknor51
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Well the sculpture is ok, it's nice going with are already in the area. But definitely the view of the sea is worth it.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Priscila P
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