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Small house on the Raekoja plats (Town Hall Square)
Gables of old houses in Rüütli street in Tallinn
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Description of the photograph
Title: Raekoja (Town Hall)
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On Raekoja plats, Tallinn, Estonia, Europe.


The Tallinn Town Hall (Estonian: Tallinna raekoda) is a building in the Tallinn Old Town, in Tallinn, Estonia, beside Town Hall Square. It is the only gothic style town hall in the Northern Europe.

The first recorded mention of the Town Hall dates from 1322. Its present form dates from 1402-1404, when the building was rebuilt. The spire was destroyed in an aerial bombing on March 9, 1944. It was rebuilt in 1950.

Keywords: place, tower, street
Image data
Image sizes: 3247*2214px, 1680kb
Origin: Originally a digital image, with postprocessing
Date/Time: 20101007-142146
Camera: Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL
Iso: 100
Speed: 1/100s
Aperture: F7.1
Focal length: 17.0mm
Aperture: 27mm
Position coordinates:WGS84 LONG 24.7449928522°, LAT 59.4374329645°
Destination coordinates;WGS84 LONG 24.7453308105°, LAT 59.4370415382°
Air-line distance:
Author: Alexandra Medwedeff
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