15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Fire up the stairs

Fortified wall bordering the Danish King's Garden next to Toompea in Tallinn, Estonia. According to the legend, this is where a flag descended from the sky during Danish invasion, marking a turning point in the battle, in favor of King Valdemar II. It later became Denmark's national flag.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © Michael Niessen