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Sights & Scenes of Estonia

Photo Focus: Houses of Estonia

by Kersti Hansen & Egle Sarapik, 20 November 2022

 

Neeme küla, Harjumaa, Estonia
Photo © Kersti Hansen

Ihasalu tee lõik 53, Neeme küla, Jõelähtme vald, Harjumaa.

Second Estonian Republic period (1991-Present), built in the twenty-first century.

Pärnu, Pärnumaa, Estonia
Photo © Egle Sarapik

Aisa tn 22, Pärnu, Pärnumaa.

Second Estonian Republic period (1991-Present), probably built in the twenty-first century.

Värska, Võrumaa, Estonia
Photo © Kersti Hansen

Pikk 29, Värska, Võrumaa.

This house once belonged to a high-ranking military officer of the First Estonian Republic period (1918-1940): Lieutenant General Nikoali Reek.

Today the building serves as Värska visitor centre for the Setomaa Museums.

Pärnu, Pärnumaa, Estonia
Photo © Egle Sarapik

Merimetsa 29, Pärnu, Pärnumaa.

Second Estonian Republic period (1991-Present), built in the twenty-first century.

Tartu, Tartumaa, Estonia
Photo © Egle Sarapik

Tähtvere 38, Tartu, Tartumaa.

Russian Empire period (1710-1918), built in 1895.

Elva, Tartumaa, Estonia
Photo © Kersti Hansen

Järve 1, Elva, Tartumaa.

Russian Empire period (1710-1918), Afanasjev's villa, built in 1905-1908.

Värska, Võrumaa, Estonia
Photo © Kersti Hansen

Pikk 48, Värska, Võrumaa.

Second Estonian Republic period (1991-Present), built 2011.

Neeme küla, Harjumaa, Estonia
Photo © Kersti Hansen

Untaugu tee 4, Neeme küla, Jõelähtme vald, Harjumaa.

Second Estonian Republic period (1991-Present), built in the twenty-first century.

Aaspere, Lääne-Virumaa, Estonia
Photo © Kersti Hansen

Tamme tee 9, Aaspere, Lääne-Virumaa.

Soviet Union period (1940-1991), built in 1975, a typical Soviet twelve-apartment multi-occupancy building.

Pärnu, Pärnumaa, Estonia
Photo © Egle Sarapik

Aisa tn 26, Pärnu, Pärnumaa.

Second Estonian Republic period (1991-Present).

 

All photos kindly contributed by Kersti Hansen, taken in May-August 2022, & Egle Sarapik, taken in July 2022.

 

Images and text copyright © Kersti Hansen & Egle Sarapik except where stated. An original feature for the History Files.