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“Interesting going underground”

Tallinn Song Festival Grounds
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Owner description: Site where the All-Estonian Song Festivals have been held since 1928 along with concerts, festive ceremonies, exhibitions, open-air performances and other cultural events throughout the year.
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Interesting going underground”
Reviewed September 20, 2012

You can explore each of the floors and see munitions and history of the bastion. The underground tunnels are quite fun but the tours are a little rushed and overacted. However, it feels like you are inside Troompea Hill which is interesting - you would have no idea the tunnels are there from the outside.

Visited September 2012
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Long Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“The Power of Music”
Reviewed September 3, 2012

The Singing Grounds just outside Tallinn, Estonia, are the site of the peaceful overthrow of decades of Russian domination when 300,000 Estonians from all over the country gathered in this spot to sing their patriotic songs. This Song Festival was established in 1869 and has been held every 5 years since. The Festival was deemed responsible for reawakening the sense of Estonian national pride. The amphitheater was built in 1959 for the Song Festival and in 1988 this traditional singing event led to the end of Soviet rule in what has become known as the "Singing Revolution." (A movie of the same name documents the event.) When we were there, there was no concert going on and we viewed an empty hillside but there was music playing over loudspeakers and we were reminded of the power of music.

Visited August 2012
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Amazing place!”
Reviewed August 28, 2012

I've been at the consert of Lady Gaga there. THe place is in the open air. Everuthing is very good organized - food, drinks, toilets. The sound is amazing! the scrrens are very big,

Visited August 2012
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Vaasa, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great place”
Reviewed August 2, 2012

Went to Red Hot Chili Peppers concert there, the place was great! Easy to see to the stage, cheap beer and enough toilets.

Visited July 2012
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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Red Hot Chili Peppers on 30.7.2012”
Reviewed August 1, 2012

The venue is great: good, sloping grass/paved ground, where you can get good sightlines to the stage no matter how far you are from it. The sound was excellent as well.

Somehow the organizers had come to the idea that no more than 10 little booths with two taps each (one for beer, one for cider) could supply the 60000+ strong crowd with refreshments (read: beer/cider) - the result: queues up to 2,5 hours for a pint. Otherwise, a very nice place for major league concerts, and withing walking distance from the city center of Tallinn.

Visited July 2012
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