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The Great Bridge

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Category Architectural sightseeings, Architectural sightseeings
Location
Suuresilla , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa, 93810
Coordinates 58.264248, 22.476528
GPS: 58° 15' 51" N, 22° 28' 36" E

To reach the Kihelkonna borough a ford on the Põduste river close to the fort had to be crossed. The earliest knowledge of a bridge there originates from the year 1650. It was of wood and replaced by a stony one, the Great Bridge, in 1820. It is one of the biggest, longest and oldest stone bridges in Estonia.

 

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