Tag : Sights

Tallinn Seaplane Harbour (3)

Seaplane Harbour

Tallinn’s Seaplane Harbour is the Estonian Maritime Museum’s modern and impressive exhibition hall located within walking distance from Tallinn city centre near the old Patarei Prison, in the Kalamaja district. From the Town Hall Square it takes approximately 20 minutes to…

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Tallinn Pirita Convent (3)

Pirita Convent

St.Bridget’s Convent, or to be more precise the ruins of it, are located in Tallinn’s prestigious Pirita district by the sea. The monastery was built at the beginning of 15th century, and operated for 150 years. It was the largest nunnery in Old…

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Bastion Tunnels in Tallinn Old Town (3)

Bastion Tunnels in Tallinn Old Town

Interested in seeing the real underground places (literally) of Tallinn? If your asnwer is yes, then you should head to the Bastion tunnels! The tunnels were built during Swedish rule in the 17th-century to protect the city and were forgotten…

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St. Catherine's Passage in Tallinn old town

St. Catherine’s Passage

St. Catherine’s Passage is one of the most beautiful places in Tallinn Old Town and offers a real medieval atmosphere at its best. So if you are planning to wander the narrow streets of Tallinn Old Town, then this is one of…

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Tallinn Song Festival Grounds (1)

Song Festival Grounds

The Song Festival Grounds (Lauluväljak) have a special role in Estonian history and national identity, as it’s the place where the legendary Song Festival, “Laulupidu”, is held once every five years. During the Soviet era it had an important aspect in maintaining…

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