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[[Image:Estland_saarema_kuressare.jpg‎|thumb|Medieval Episcopal Castle.]]
 
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'''Kuressaare''' [http://www.kuressaare.ee/uus/?setlang=eng] is the "cosmopolitan" capital of [[Saaremaa]], the biggest island of [[Estonia]]. And with only 15300 people living there - one of the smallest big(hearted) city in the world. First mentioned in a written document in 1424 the town was used as a fortified residency for local catholic bishop and was the centre of the island area in the western Estonia. In 1563 Kuressaare, at that time known as '''Arensburg''' received city status.
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'''Kuressaare''' [http://www.kuressaare.ee/uus/?setlang=eng] is the capital of [[Saaremaa]], the largest of [[Estonia|Estonia's]] islands.  
Kuressaare, located in the south of the county on the banks of the [[Baltic Sea]], the citys main motos are
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*'''1)Historic and architectual harmony- well preserved Middle-Aged Episcopal Castle, in the classicistic town center'''.
 
*'''2)Secure and friendly surroundings- everyone knows everybody, a law criminal level, no ethnic conflicts'''.
 
*'''3)Tourism center and health resort'''.´
 
 
"City of health resorts", has the reputation of having perhaps the most SPA's and health resorts per person in the world. Brimming with historical facts, figures, long lost tales, the eastern-vikings and other. At the same time association vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, relaxing and education.
 
  
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==Understand==
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Although the city has only a population of around 15,300 people, it has a big heart. The earliest records of Kuressaare is a document written in 1424 that mentions that the town was used as a fortified residency for local catholic bishop and was the main center for the islands in the western Estonia. Kuressaare, was previously known as Arensburg,  and it received city status in 1563.
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==Get in==
 
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==See==
 
==See==
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*'''Middle-Aged Episcopal Castle'''. The castle is well preserved and located in the city center.
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
 
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*'''Health spas'''. The city has a large number of spas.
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
  

Revision as of 02:49, 28 February 2007

Medieval Episcopal Castle.

Kuressaare [1] is the capital of Saaremaa, the largest of Estonia's islands.


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Understand

Although the city has only a population of around 15,300 people, it has a big heart. The earliest records of Kuressaare is a document written in 1424 that mentions that the town was used as a fortified residency for local catholic bishop and was the main center for the islands in the western Estonia. Kuressaare, was previously known as Arensburg, and it received city status in 1563.


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See

  • Middle-Aged Episcopal Castle. The castle is well preserved and located in the city center.

Do

  • Health spas. The city has a large number of spas.

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