Equestrian statue of the General Johan Laidoner

Talli tn 5, 71011 Viljandi Viljandi maakond, Estonia Phone: +372 433 0442 E-mail: viljandi@visitestonia.com

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24 hours
The equestrian statue erected in honour of General Johan Laidoner, Commander-in-Chief of the Estonian Army in the War of Independence, is the first and so far the only one of its kind in Estonia. Laidoner, a prominent statesman born in Viljandi County, is the first honorary citizen of Viljandi. The author of the statue is Terje Ojaveer.



  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Site lighting