Danish King’s Garden


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Between Toompea Hill and Lower City, there is a park, called Danish King's Garden. It is believed, that here stay Danish troops, before they finally win over Toompea in 1219.

With this place is connected one of the most important Danish legends, the one about origins of their flag, Dannebrog. It is said, that the flag fell from the sky, when Danes were to lost a battle. After such a sign, they knew, that God himself is helping them, and now they will win.
Years of Danish rule was important period in Estonian history, and it's rather well remembered. In Danish King's Garden there is small memorial of this events, and the Dannebrog Day is there celebrated every year.

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