Image by Dmitri Korobtsov

Pirita Klooster – Medieval ruins near the river

The remains of Pirita Klooster (Pirita Convent), dedicated to St. Brigitta are definitely not an obvious place to visit. I have walked around dozens of times but never realized there was something interesting except for one old wall seen from the road. Until just a couple of years ago when I accidentally ended up inside and was positively surprised – those old ruins are absolutely beautiful.

It looks like a perfect setting for shooting some medieval movie or a series like Games of Thrones (and this place actually was used as a shooting location for some historic movies a couple of times). One more good thing – it’s a rare location where you can walk alone, without being accompanied by crowds of tourists unlike in Old Town. Usually there are no more than just a couple of other visitors hanging around.

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Details about this spot

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Address

Merivälja 18, Tallinn

Opening Times

12:00 - 16:00 daily

Price

Entrance adults: € 2

Website

Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)