Stefan Bathory Monument

Valga, Estonia

Valga is first mentioned as a meeting point of tradesmen in the Riga Credit Book of 1286, but it got its city rights only in 1584 from the king of Poland, Stefan (István) Bathory, who was originally Hungarian. To commemorate this, a monument to Stefan Bathory was opened opposite St John's church in the centre of the town in 2003.

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Kesk 7-9, Valga, Estonia
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Founded: 2003
Category: Statues in Estonia
Historical period: New Independency (Estonia)

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