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Take the time and get off the road

In the middle of nowhere, on your way from Tartu to Valmiera, you will pass the sign mentioning... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
JPS M
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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
Bit for everybody

Russian Field Marshal, minister of War, born in Lithuania, raised and buried in Southern Estonia... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Pii L
,
Laagri, Estonia
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Russian Field Marshal, minister of War, born in Lithuania, raised and buried in Southern Estonia, German/Scottish origin, Governor General of Finland, during Russo-Turk war served against the Turks, during Russo-Swedish and Finnish wars against Swedish. He took part in putting down the Kościuszko Uprising in Poland. And finally, battled in various battles against French and Napoleon, also in Borodino and led the taking of Paris.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

How does one rate a statue in the middle of a public park ? In Tartu there seems to be a statue or monument on every othe corner. If the purpose of such a monument is to actually raise curiosity about the depicted person, it served its purpose. While the monument does not say who Barclay was, I was sufficiently intrigued to look him up, quite a story there...

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly, a military commander of Russian leader of Scottish origins, was born in Lithuania, grew up in Russia, spent his last years in Estonia, died in eastern Prussia and was buried in Estonia. He gained his fame during the Napoleon invasion. The monument is typical example of 19th century monuments to military men. Easy to visit, as it is situated in a centrally situated park.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Best viewed as an hors d'oeuvre prior to travelling down to the Barclay de Tolly Mausoleum near Helme, in Valgamaa (Valga County).

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 6 September 2019
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Date of experience: August 2019
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