Estonia Tourist Attractions

    Seaplane Harbour

    The Seaplane Harbour is a maritime museum in Tallinn Estonia opened in spring 2012. The museum is part of the Estonian Maritime Museum. The museum is located in the Tallinn aeroplane harbour in a building originally constructed as a hangar for seaplanes in the area of Peter the Greats Naval Fortress. The hall has an area of 8000 m. The hall was put..

    Alexander Nevsky Cathedral Tallinn

    The spectacular onion-domed shaped structure is one of the grandest Orthodox Church in Tallinn. It’s designed in a different historical style perched atop on Toompea hill in 1900. Within the tower of the church is the most powerful collection of church bells. There are about 11 bells in there, including its largest bell which weighs about 15 tonnes..

    Toompea Hill

    This is an ancient 10-century fortress that stands on a high limestone plateau. And, this old section of Tallinn is what keeps most visitors busy during their stay. Its cobbled winding street will take you to the past hidden country yards, lanes, spire churches and old merchant houses. The old town is now divided into two parts which are the Toompe..

    Tallinn Town Hall

    The Tallinn Town Hall is a building in the Tallinn Old Town Estonia next to the Town Hall Square. It is the oldest town hall in the whole of the Baltic region and Scandinavia.

    Tallinn

    Tallinn and its UNESCO-protected Old Town have put its charm on Europe. And, now it is one of Europe’s most enchanting cities. Estonia’s quiet countryside and green forest provide spiritual sustenance for nature-lovers. Tallinn Tourist Places offers Sightseeing, Tours, Activities, Shopping, Events and Nightlife. The city is full of life and there a...

    Tartu

    Tartu is one of the smartest locations in Estonia. It also claims to be the Spiritual city of Estonia as locals talk about Tartu vaim, a special spirit created by the timely traditional wooden houses and buildings. It’s a small provincial town that has the river, Emajogi flowing through it. There are a lot of students in this town as its Estonia’s ...

    Parnu

    This is Estonia’s premier seaside and summer holiday destination for local families, youths and holidaymakers. It’s one of Estonia Tourist Places that are popular among the tourists. While jaywalking along the beach, the park...they can also relax in many cocktail bars, restaurants and spas around the area. It’s Estonia’s biggest towns, almost as b...

    Narva Castle

    Located in the northern point of Estonia and it’s the country third largest city. It’s separated by Narva River, and the area is mostly populated by the Russians. The city was found in the middle ages by Denmark. It quite a border town located at the end of the main street right up to the edge of the town square. Most of its architecture was destro...

    Otepaa

    This place is the centre of a pictorial area of lakes, forests and rivers. This small district lies in the southern Estonian valleys and hills. Well known and beloved by tourist as a winter holiday destination. There are several winter activities to do here such as ice skating, skiing and snowboarding in all its forms. These winter activities are a...

    Hiiumaa Island

    A popular place out of all Estonia attraction and the second largest island in Estonia. It’s well-known for its untouched nature, historical lighthouses and makes this place a gateway year round. During the coldest time, it’s fun to drive along the island across the longest ice road of Europe. The place is equally loved by nature holiday-makers, sa...

    Lahemaa National Park

    The Park serves as natural and cultural landscapes in Estonia. Lahemaa is one of Europe’s most important forest conservation areas. It’s Estonia’s natural charms that are perfect for a retreat from the nearby capital. The park takes a stretch of the coast as well as several bays and peninsulas, plus the pine-land encompasses lakes, forests, rivers,...

    Rakvere Castle

    This site is one of Estonia’s earliest fortifications dating back to the fifth and sixth centuries. Though built in the 14th century by the Danes, yet the castle had many other masters like the German, Russians, Polish and the Swedish. The castle holds the remains of its architecture, and inside the castle, there’s a theme park exhibiting the 16th-...

    Viljandi

    Viljandi is one of Estonia’s most charming towns hidden deep within Estonian’s southern forests. In the 13th century, the Knights of the Sword found the castle. Later on, there were many towns that grew around it and joined the Hanseatic League but subsequently were at the mercy of other rulers. The place is now different altogether; it’s a relaxi...

    Saaremaa Island

    Saaremaa is an Estonian island famous for its beaches, spas and traditional villages. It’s also home to medieval Kuressaare Castle. For about eight thousand years, the territory of Saaremaa has been inhabited. There have been many battles in Saaremaa and like most cities in Estonia; this did not survive the ruling of Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Ru...

    Witches Well

    The Witch’s well is a peculiar attraction in the Estonian village of Tuhala. But after a heavy downpour, the entire area begins to spout water and floods. The locals have a belief that it’s the doings of the witch. According to legend, the witches live under the ground of the well, beating each other vigorously with birch branches. Thus the whole ...

    Kuressaare

    Estonia is a small town and the capital of the largest. The town is big in its shipping industry. Though it’s a small and secluded town, there are daily flights from Tallinn to Kuressaare making it very easy for travellers to travel to this place. The place was mentioned the first time on Arab maps in 1154. This town has been living without any dis...

    Haapsalu

    This place was very popular among the Russian aristocracy, but now it hosts a lot of festivals and its home to many restaurants. For many centuries, this place has been known for its peaceful atmosphere, seawater and curative mud. It is 20th century wooden along the narrow streets which make it look somewhat similar to Venice. Therefore it is also ...

    Nova & Noarootsi

    Nõva and Noarootsi are located on the coasts of Estonia. Over the years, travellers have been enchanted with their Scandinavian feel and untouched nature. Due to the footsteps left behind by the Swedes, there's a great amount of wealth of history and traditions. One can find the oldest and smallest wooden church of Estonia in here. Due to the Noaro...

    Lake Peipus

    The fifth largest lake in Europe is only about 15 m in depth. On its sandy, there are some un-crowded beaches to be found in and around the place. The lake has remnants of a water body which existed during an era of the Ice age. The Lake has three islands which consist of Lake Peipsi, Lake Pskov and Lake Lammijarv. During the Soviet time, this was ...

    Ruhnu

    An Estonian island with a picturesque atmosphere offers unique beach experiences. Located in the Gulf of Riga, it has few inhabitants and can be accessed by plane or ferry service. Most of the artefacts found on these islands date back to 5000B.C. But the first record of a document that found to be evident is a letter sent by the Bishop of Courland...

    Kihnu

    The seventh largest island in Estonia is located southeast from Saaremaa. The men and women of this island have been the guardian of its heritage, culture, handicrafts, music and other activities. It’s an ancient island of fishermen and seafarers. The whole place along with its culture, music, language clothing and handicrafts are part of the UNESC...

    Setomaa

    Setomaa is located on the south of Lake Peipus and inhabited by the Seto people. This ethnic and linguistic group are much admired and loved for their authentic traditional villages, vocal heritage and food. The best place to explore some European indigenous culture due to their geographical location, culture, religion and roots. And, to see Seto t...

    Sillamae

    The mesmerising town is located near the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Sotke River. The area has its first mentioned by the locality named Sillamaggi under the control of Livonian Order. In 1964, the first industrial city was created and decided to establish a metallurgy plant in order to get the uranium oxides from the oil shale ore. Today, the ...

    Valga

    It’s a town in southern Estonia contended between Latvia and Estonia. It is the capital City of Valga County. Until 1920, the town of Valka and Valga was one town. A British mediator was called to settle the dispute and suggested to split the town into two. As a result, when you walk around the centre of town, you will find yourself in and out of V...

    Voru

    Võru is a municipality and town in south-eastern Estonia. It is the capital of Võru County and the centre of Võru Parish. Võru County officially is a county in Southern Estonia. It is bordered by Põlva County and Valga County. It is the only Estonian county bordering two countries - Latvia and Russian Federation in the east. There were few places t...

    Korvemaa Nature Reserve

    What makes Kõrvemaa a popular nature getaway destination in northern Estonia is its beautiful nature, unique landscape, versatile selection of plants and wild animals. Tourist comes here for its lakes, forests, and marshes. Take an adventure trip by climbing the hills, stroll across the wooden trails or even go hiking into the forests. Kõrvemaa is ...

    Pirita Beach

    Pirita beach is the most popular one in Tallinn and most visited of Tallinn Attractions. There are beach-goers and lovers from all over the city. The beach has lockers, changing rooms, playgrounds for children and areas for ball games. Volleyball is quite popular here, and one of the popular activities is done in and around the beach. In the summer...

    Tallinn Old Town

    This is the best-preserved city in Northern Europe, and thus visitors from all over the world drop around to see the beauty of this place. The town boasts well of its enchanting architecture, winding cobblestones and Gothic spires. Once it was home to rich merchants from Denmark, Germany and beyond the old town. Now many visitors visit museums, res...

    Tallinn TV Tower

    It’s the tallest building in Tallinn with 314 metres in length. It a centre place that represents the culture and leisure of the place. There’s a panoramic view from 170 metres with an outdoor terrace. There a view of the whole ground from the glass floor of the platform. The tower also offers a Walk on the edge activity that takes place at the edg...

    Tallinn Town Hall Square

    Since the middle ages, Town hall square was well known for being a market place. For almost eight centuries, it’s been the heart of the city life. During the 13th and 14 century, it’s the centre of the Lower town and thus plays an important role even today. Its summer is alive with medieval festivals, plays, outdoor cafes, concerts, fairs and many ...

    Toompea Castle

    The castle tower over the rest of the city as it’s laid right on the limestone cliff. It’s always been the seating power of Estonia. The castle was built on the foundations of the collapsing fortress built on this side in the 13th and 14 centuries. It’s made in a Baroque style between 1767 and 1773. The history of try of the castle lies in the stor...

    Kadriorg Palace

    The palace is home to a number of captivating 19th and 20th-century art museums and villas. It’s considered to be one of the grandest examples in Estonian architectural history. Since the 18th century, the palace has been well preserved as it was an imperial summer residence. The king’s crown, however, is in the palace. Peter the great established ...

    Oleviste Church

    There was a time when this Gothic architectural church was one of the tallest buildings in the world, soaring up to 159 meters in height. The church was completed in the 16th century and has always known to be a grand structure. It’s also has a 124-meter tower, known to be one of Estonia’s symbols. The church is supposedly known to have taken its n...

    Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour

    The Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour is part of the Estonian maritime museum devoted to exhibiting all things related to seafaring. See the Viking ships, shipwreck and seaplane cramped in this maritime museum. There are original watercraft set in the hangar which was built in 1916 and 1917. At the time of its construction, it was considered to be an arc...

    KGB Museum

    It’s a great Soviet monolith that’s become of Estonia’s main attractions. The museum was once a hotel by the name of Viru. It was a luxurious hotel in the 1970s that was appropriate for foreign visitors. The museums tell a story of two different worlds altogether where the Soviet citizens living here wanted nothing more than friendship. It was full...

    Kadriorg Park

    It’s an outstanding park with urban and palatial features covering around 70 hectares. The construction of this park began in 1718 on the orders of Peter I, the Russian. The elements of the 18th -20th centuries design can be seen here. The best places to see around the park are the flower beds that circle the Swan Pond and the promenade that leads ...

    Linnahall

    It’s situated beyond the walls of the old town and now stands as a concrete ghost town. It was commissioned by the Soviet Union to show the skills of concrete pouring. At the time, while the world could not really show the potential of building seats, they certainly show to the world that it was possible. They built the massive 5,000 concrete amphi...

    Kumu Art Museum

    One of Estonia’s largest museums is in Tallinn. It was opened in the year 2006 as headquarter of Art Museum Estonia. The museum has a huge collection of Estonia’s art museum and preserves it well. It houses many permanent and viable exhibitions of Kumu art museum, accommodates the conservation department, an auditorium, gallery of modern exhibition...

    St Mary’s Cathedral

    The Dome church stands right at the centre of the town of Toompea. It’s one of the most popular historical attractions of Estonia. It was firstly mentioned in the year 1233, and there are many gravestones that can be found here dating from centuries as well as epitaphs. There were many famous people that were buried here such as King Johann III's d...

    The Russalka Memorial

    The memorial was built in memory to those who lost their lives in the Gulf of Finland on Russalka, the Russian naval vessel. It was built in the year 1902 by Amandus Adamson. It’s a 16-meter sculpture of an angel facing the sea where the Palace comes down to meet the Bay of Tallinn. There were at least about 177 men who were tragically sunk in the ...

    Tallinn Zoo

    Like any other place in Europe, Estonia also established its zoological garden only after WWII. The zoo now has the best collection of species from many parts of the world. There are mountain sheep, goats and a remarkable collection of vultures, eagles, and owl and crane species. The zoo boasts of its collection over 70 years for having the most fa...

    St. Nicholas’ Orthodox Church

    Built-in 827 and considered to be the first neoclassical structure church in Tallinn. It was a focal point of trading for the Russian traders as it’s known for its iconostasis. It was designed by Luigi Rusca, who was St. Petersburgh court architecture. The church features its dome copper and twin bell tower with intriguing interior design. As for i...

    Estonian Open Air Museum

    The Museum is just 15 min drive away from the centre of Tallinn. It is a big and well known museum that showcases the country’s rural architectural life and the life around it. There are about 14 farms that shows the status of different family life who were living in the 18-20th centuries. Just like in any village, there’s also church, inn, school,...

    Estonian History Museum

    The Great medieval great hall has always been part and parcel in the life of the city. There’s a permanent exhibition at Museum know as Spirit of survival helps to understand 11,000 years of Estonian’s history along with the traditional and cultural life of the people. It also shows the historical events that have affected the people the most. The ...

    Balti Jaama Turg

    To explore the main market in Estonia, this is the place to shop for all you need. People here sell and buys food, products and many more. It can be manufactured goods, antiques and many others. There are at least about 300 different sellers and shops you will find in the market. There are three different levels that the trading takes place, and in...

    Kiek in de Kök

    To learn and understand the history of Tallinn’s defences, the museum is an excellent introduction to all the new visitors to this place. It was built in the 14th century with six store cannon tower which played a very important role in the War. On its walls, it still has Ivan’s IV’s nine cannonballs. There’s a joke that the tower got its name from...

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