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Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn

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Art Museum Castle
Experience the full scope of royal grandeur at Kadriorg Palace. Built by Peter the Great as a summer residence for his wife Catherine I, the palace is a stunning example of Baroque architecture. Even though Catherine never used the palace, her initials are visible on some ornaments. Apart from housing the royal family, the palace was used as the residence of the Estonian president before it was largely neglected during the Soviet era. Now fully restored, it features impressive grounds, as well as a lavish interior that houses the Art Museum of Estonia's collection of foreign art. Learn about the palace's history and artwork during a guided tour. Elevators make the floors of the palace wheelchair-accessible; ramps can be provided upon request. Kadriorg Palace is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Tallinn Edition.
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  • This palace was built for Russian Tsar Peter the Great and his family in the 18th century. It is a sumptuous Baroque palace which is very much in the style of other royal palaces from the period such ...  more »
  • The Kadriorg park and palace are a nice breather from the very touristic centre. There were still quite a few other tourists about, but not in all that large amounts. You don't have to enter the museu...  more »
  • A short walk from the Hilton Tallinn Park, is the Kadriorg Palace, which nowadays is an art museum with a great selection of classic paintings and furniture. Currently there is a exhibition on von Ric...  more »