The memorial to victims of communism is dedicated to all Estonian people who suffered under the terror inflicted by the Soviet Union.
The names of over 22,000 people who never returned home are on the name plaques lining the Journey.
The Estonian Institute of Historical Memory Foundation manages and administers the Memorial’s database.
The Memorial commemorates military officers of the Republic of Estonia who were murdered by the Soviet occupying regime or perished in imprisonment.
The Home Garden is the place where dreams, memories and the yearning for home are intertwined. Apple trees and honeybees are the symbols of the Home Garden.
The notorious penal institutions and execution sites of the communist terror are sites of memory that symbolise the sufferings of their forebears for new generations.