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Pirita, Tallinn
(4/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
Nestled against the shores of the Gulf of Finland, Pirita features the city's largest beach and some of its most upscale residential areas. Once a separate town, the area was incorporated into the national capital during the 20th century. Visit the district and explore its multitude of beachfront spaces, including Tallinn's premier waterfront area, complete with soft sand and boardwalks. You'll find that the area's heavily forested landscape and gardens feel like a far cry from the nearby urban bustle. Don't miss seeing the ruins of the convent of St. Bridget, a 15th-century complex that gave birth to the neighborhood itself. Add Pirita to your Tallinn travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Tallinn tour planner.
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  • The long beach of Tallinn with Baltic Sea views and ships travelling. It is equally beautiful and to ride in the winter.
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  • It was a beautiful September day when our guide took us to this beach after a quick tour of the Kadriorg Palace and gardens. In the warm weather some locals were actually in the ocean but for us the B...  more »
  • Been interesting what ruins can tell everything. To contrast the old ruins and the construction of the new monastery next door. Who like that no way around it.
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