The Broken Line Monument, Tallinn

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Address: Väike Rannavärav 1, 10111 Tallinn, Estonia

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About The Broken Line Monument, Tallinn

The The Broken Line Monument is built in memory of the people who lost their lives on the Estonian ferry that sank in 1994 between its journey from Tallinn to Stockholm. The ship sank with 757 people who were never found while 137 people were rescued just in time.

The monument signifies the loss with its abstract design of a metal curved line that breaks off mid way. Even though simple, the names of the victims on the monument still holds a strong message. 

How To reach The Broken Line Monument by Public Transport

  • Bus: Linnahall
  • Light Rail/ Tram: Linnahall
  • By Taxi
  • By renting a Car / Bike 

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The Broken Line Monument, Tallinn Reviews

  • 'The Broken Line' monument is the memorial of the tragic incident in which the passenger ferry 'Estonia', that sank on the night of 28 September 1994 between Tallinn and Stockholm. 137 people were rescued, but 852 died - 757 of whom were never found. This monument was erected on the Suur Rannavärav bastion in Tallinn in memory of those who lost their lives in that ferry disaster..

  • Peaceful place

  • Very interesting and original concept for this memorial for the ferry disaster victims

  • Monument and park in the loving memories of the victims of the ferry disaster in 1994.

  • Beautiful memorial to those who died in a tragic event

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