17 Sights in Tallinn, Estonia (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Tallinn, Estonia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 17 sights are available in Tallinn, Estonia.

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1. Kadriorg Palace

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Kadriorg Palace is an 18th-century Petrine Baroque palace in Kadriorg, Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. Both the Estonian and the German name for the palace means "Catherine's valley". It was built in 1718–1725 to Nicola Michetti's designs by Gaetano Chiaveri and Mikhail Zemtsov. The palace currently houses the Kadriorg Art Museum, a branch of the Art Museum of Estonia, displaying foreign art from the 16th to 20th centuries. The building of the Kumu branch of the museum, showing Estonian art from the 18th century onwards is located nearby in the Kadriorg Park.

Wikipedia: Kadriorg Palace (EN)

2. Russalka Memorial

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Russalka Memorial is a bronze monument sculpted by Amandus Adamson, erected on 7 September 1902 in Kadriorg, Tallinn, Estonia to mark the ninth anniversary of the sinking of the Russian warship Rusalka, or "Mermaid", which sank en route to Finland in 1893. It was the first monument in Estonia made by an Estonian sculptor. The monument depicts an angel holding an Orthodox cross towards the assumed direction of the shipwreck. The model for the angel was the sculptor's housekeeper.

Wikipedia: Russalka Memorial (EN)

3. Estonian National Opera

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Estonian National Opera is the national opera company of Estonia. The company is based at the Estonia Theatre in Tallinn. The theatre has had several names throughout its existence. The latest one being "The Estonian National Opera", which was adopted in 1998. The company produces a lively and varied season which includes operas, ballets and operettas/musicals with over 500 people currently working at the Estonian National Opera.

Wikipedia: Estonian National Opera (EN)

4. St Olaf's Church

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St. Olaf’s Church or St. Olav's Church in Tallinn, Estonia, is believed to have been built in the 12th century and to have been the centre for old Tallinn's Scandinavian community before Denmark conquered Tallinn in 1219. Its dedication relates to King Olaf II of Norway. The first known written records referring to the church date back to 1267. It was extensively rebuilt during the 14th century.

Wikipedia: St. Olaf's Church, Tallinn (EN)

5. Estonian Maritime Museum

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The Estonian Maritime Museum is located in the Fat Margaret tower in the old town of Tallinn. The museum presents the history of ships and navigation in Estonia and related to Estonia. Other parts of the Maritime Museum are the mine museum and the Seaplane Harbour museum where ships are presented. The museum claims to be one of the largest museums in Estonia and the most popular.

Wikipedia: Estonian Maritime Museum (EN)

6. ORP Orzeł incident

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The Orzeł incident occurred at the beginning of World War II in September 1939, when the interned Polish submarine ORP Orzeł escaped from Tallinn, in neutral Estonia, to the United Kingdom. The Stalinist Soviet Union used the incident as one of the pretexts to justify its eventual military invasion and occupation of Estonia in June 1940.

Wikipedia: Orzeł incident (EN)

7. Church of Saint Catherine

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St. Catherine's Church in Tallinn was the church of the medieval St. Catherine's Monastery in the Old Town of Tallinn. This most powerful building of the monastery complex was located in the southern part of the monastery. The current address is the Russian 14a / Catherine Gear.  At length in the article Monastery of St. Catherine

Wikipedia: Tallinna Püha Katariina kirik (ET)

8. Vladimir Lenin

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Lenin's monument in Tartu was a monument to Vladimir Lenin, the founder of the Soviet Union, on Riga Hill in Tartu, in front of the main building of the Estonian Agricultural Academy. The authors of the monument were sculptors August Vomm, Ferdi Sannamees and Garibaldi Pommer, and architects Mart Port and Lorenz Haljak.

Wikipedia: Lenini monument Tartus (ET)

9. Three Handed Mother of God Church

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The Three Handed Mother of God Church is the name given to a religious building that is affiliated to the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church that is located in the 22 street Laboratooriumi in Tallinn, Estonia. The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Estonia managed the building in the period between 1994 and 1997.

Wikipedia: Three Handed Mother of God Church (EN)

10. Mines Museum

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Mines Museum Anneli Salo / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Mine Museum is a museum belonging to the Estonian Maritime Museum, located in the Old Town of Tallinn. The museum is rich in mines from the First and Second World Wars. Even in recent years, when? The demolition of mines during the Second World War has produced new exhibits in the museum.

Wikipedia: Miinamuseo (FI)

11. St Mary's Cathedral

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St. Mary's Cathedral, Tallinn is a cathedral church located on Toompea Hill in Tallinn, Estonia. Originally established by Danes in the 13th century, it is the oldest church in Tallinn and mainland Estonia. It is also the only building in Toompea which survived a 17th-century fire.

Wikipedia: St. Mary's Cathedral, Tallinn (EN)

12. St. John's Church

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St. John's Church is a large Lutheran parish church in Tallinn, Estonia. It is dedicated to Saint John the Evangelist, a disciple of Jesus Christ and author of the fourth Christian Gospel. Construction began in 1862, and the church was opened in 1867.

Wikipedia: St. John's Church, Tallinn (EN)

13. Monument to the Revolution of 1905

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Memorial to the Revolution of 1905 in Tallinn, Estonia, is a public monument erected to commemorate the events of the Revolution of 1905. The only writing upon the monument is the date of "1905", in a similar manner to its counterpart in Riga, Latvia.

Wikipedia: Monument to the Revolution of 1905 (EN)

14. Holy Spirit Church

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The Church of the Holy Ghost or Church of the Holy Spirit is a medieval Lutheran church in the old town district of Tallinn, Estonia. It is located behind Raekoja plats, and lies opposite the Great Guild and Maiasmokk, Tallinn's oldest café.

Wikipedia: Church of the Holy Spirit, Tallinn (EN)

15. Great Guild Hall

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The Great Guild building is a building located in the Old Town of Tallinn, where the Tallinn Grand Guild, which unites merchants, operated in the Middle Ages. Currently, it is one of the buildings where the Estonian History Museum is located.

Wikipedia: Suurgildi hoone (ET)

16. Tallinna Püha Siimeoni ja Naisprohvet Hanna kirik

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The Church of St. Simeon and the Female Prophet Hanna is an Orthodox church in Tallinn, the main church of the Tallinn Archdiocese of the EAÕK, the cathedral church of the Metropolitan of Tallinn and all of Estonia.

Wikipedia: Tallinna Püha Siimeoni ja Naisprohvet Hanna kirik (ET)

17. Rannamägi

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Rannamägi Maa-amet / Estonian Land Board / CC BY-SA 4.0

Rannamägi is a green area in the center of Tallinn, between Rannamäe Road and Põhja puiestee, located at Rannamäe tee 11. The Rannamäe road between Towers Square and the railway is also named after Rannamäe.

Wikipedia: Rannamägi (ET)

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