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Pirita, Tallinn

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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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  • August 17, 2017
    The beach löhöilemisen. Sand fine and safe for children. The beach is shallow a long way so go swimming looking to get Wade for a long time. Services is not, so my lunch box. There is a bus to your destination and back (bus 1A, 8 virukeskuksesta)
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  • August 15, 2017
    Pirita is a small beach close to Kadriorg Park. From the beach you can see all the way to the harbour with large cruiseships floating in the ocean. You could bring something to eat and have a picnic h...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    We took advantage of the sunny day. What to say ... put your feet in the Baltic is still a new experience ... :) everything here. Note beach covered with wi fi!!
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