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Weight House in Kuressaare

Category Historical Attractions, Historical Attractions, Architectural sightseeings
Tallinna 3, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa, 93819
Coordinates 58.259045, 22.500185
GPS: 58° 15' 33" N, 22° 30' 1" E

Under the many grout layers walled up windows and doors hid. The weight house was finished in 1663 but it was erected on the walls of an even earlier building there. When Kuressaare burned in the Great Nordic War the weight house was one of the very few that didn't. It accommodated the guard of the town after that and a post station, the first privately owned telephone exchange center and some shops after that and houses a café now. 

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