Guidebook for Tallinn

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Guidebook for Tallinn

Essentials

Open from 7.30AM - 10PM. 2 min walking distance.
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Juhkentali Rimi mini
35 Juhkentali
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Open from 7.30AM - 10PM. 2 min walking distance.
http://www.spatallinn.ee/en/adult-spa18/
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Tallinn Viimsi SPA
11 Randvere tee
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http://www.spatallinn.ee/en/adult-spa18/
Kalev Spa Hotel & Water Park is located in Tallinn Old Town. The hotel has waterpark, a relaxing spa centre, and a cosy restaurant. www.kalevspa.ee/en/water-park/water-park-info/
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Kalev Spa Hotel & Water Park
18 Aia
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Kalev Spa Hotel & Water Park is located in Tallinn Old Town. The hotel has waterpark, a relaxing spa centre, and a cosy restaurant. www.kalevspa.ee/en/water-park/water-park-info/
Myfitness gyms are located all over Tallinn and 3 of them are in city center. https://www.myfitness.ee/en/
MyFitness Viru
4 Viru väljak
Myfitness gyms are located all over Tallinn and 3 of them are in city center. https://www.myfitness.ee/en/
This Myfitness has also a pool. https://www.myfitness.ee/en/
MyFitness Ülemiste City
10 Sepise
This Myfitness has also a pool. https://www.myfitness.ee/en/
Estonia's largest interactive water park Atlantis H2O Aquapark with eight sliding tubes, a wave pool, and a water-themed exposition. www.aquapark.ee/en/
Atlantis H2O Aquapark Viimsi
1 Ravi tee
Estonia's largest interactive water park Atlantis H2O Aquapark with eight sliding tubes, a wave pool, and a water-themed exposition. www.aquapark.ee/en/

Shopping

This is a small shopping mall where is located medium-large food store. 12 min walking distance. Food store is open between 8AM - 11PM. Sikupilli shopping center has also Basiilik Pizza & Pasta restaurant that is open from 11AM - 22PM. www.sikupilli.ee/index.php/en/
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Sikupilli Keskus
87 Tartu maantee
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This is a small shopping mall where is located medium-large food store. 12 min walking distance. Food store is open between 8AM - 11PM. Sikupilli shopping center has also Basiilik Pizza & Pasta restaurant that is open from 11AM - 22PM. www.sikupilli.ee/index.php/en/
One of the largest shoping centres in Talinn. www.ulemiste.ee/en/
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Ülemiste Centre
4 Suur-Sõjamäe
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One of the largest shoping centres in Talinn. www.ulemiste.ee/en/
Foodstore is open 9AM - 11PM, Walking distance from the apartment is 20 min. Places to eat in Solaris: Lido, Vapiano, Cafe Madmoiselle, Chi Asian food, Tokumari Ramen & sushi, Komeet, Hesburger. www.solaris.ee/en/
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Solaris
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Foodstore is open 9AM - 11PM, Walking distance from the apartment is 20 min. Places to eat in Solaris: Lido, Vapiano, Cafe Madmoiselle, Chi Asian food, Tokumari Ramen & sushi, Komeet, Hesburger. www.solaris.ee/en/
www.virukeskus.com/en/
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Viru Keskus
4/6 Viru väljak
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www.virukeskus.com/en/
www.roccaalmare.ee/en/
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Rocca Al Mare Shopping Center
102 Paldiski maantee
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www.roccaalmare.ee/en/
New Baltic Station Market is a unique universal market in Estonia where people can buy and sell food, manufactured goods, antiques and much more. There are almost 300 different merchants and shops at the market. Trading takes place on three different levels and in the kiosks and stands outside the buildings. https://en.astri.ee/bjt/
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Balti Jaama Turg
1 Kopli
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New Baltic Station Market is a unique universal market in Estonia where people can buy and sell food, manufactured goods, antiques and much more. There are almost 300 different merchants and shops at the market. Trading takes place on three different levels and in the kiosks and stands outside the buildings. https://en.astri.ee/bjt/

Getting Around

Tallinn Coach station - http://bussijaam.ee/en/
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Tallinn Bus Station
46 Lastekodu
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Tallinn Coach station - http://bussijaam.ee/en/

Parks & Nature

Kadriorg Park is the most outstanding palatial and urban park in Estonia, covering around 70 hectares. Its construction began in 1718 on the orders of Russian tsar Peter I. Elements of park design from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries can be seen here. The most popular places for a stroll in the park are the flower beds surrounding the Swan Pond and the promenade leading from there to the president's palace.
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Kadriorg Park
26 A. Weizenbergi
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Kadriorg Park is the most outstanding palatial and urban park in Estonia, covering around 70 hectares. Its construction began in 1718 on the orders of Russian tsar Peter I. Elements of park design from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries can be seen here. The most popular places for a stroll in the park are the flower beds surrounding the Swan Pond and the promenade leading from there to the president's palace.
A Japanese garden relies on the philosophy of the circle of life and also on the expressiveness of nature. The north-east pond of Kadriorg and its buried limestone slope, boulders, large trees, pond and waterfall were a brilliant source of inspiration.
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Japanese Garden in Kadriorg Park
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A Japanese garden relies on the philosophy of the circle of life and also on the expressiveness of nature. The north-east pond of Kadriorg and its buried limestone slope, boulders, large trees, pond and waterfall were a brilliant source of inspiration.
This beach, the biggest in Tallinn, is located in the suburb of Pirita but popular with beach-goers from all over the city. You can get to it on buses from the city centre. The beach has changing cabins, lockers, playgrounds for children and areas for ball games. In summer there is a beach bar, a ten pin bowling club bar and kiosks. There is also a small market. You can hire beach loungers.
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Pirita rand
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This beach, the biggest in Tallinn, is located in the suburb of Pirita but popular with beach-goers from all over the city. You can get to it on buses from the city centre. The beach has changing cabins, lockers, playgrounds for children and areas for ball games. In summer there is a beach bar, a ten pin bowling club bar and kiosks. There is also a small market. You can hire beach loungers.
Pirita promenade has been a long-time favourite of walkers, roller skaters and cyclists in Tallinn. The paved pathway that begins in Kadriorg and runs for about 2 km, winds along the waterfront all the way to Pirita. The promenade, offering a lovely view, was created in 1980 when Tallinn was the venue of the Olympic regatta.
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Pirita Promenaad
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Pirita promenade has been a long-time favourite of walkers, roller skaters and cyclists in Tallinn. The paved pathway that begins in Kadriorg and runs for about 2 km, winds along the waterfront all the way to Pirita. The promenade, offering a lovely view, was created in 1980 when Tallinn was the venue of the Olympic regatta.

Arts & Culture

Kadriorg palace and park is one of the favourite places of tourists and locals. This baroque palace ensemble with grandiose interior, beautiful park and fountains was a gift from tsar Peter the I to his wife Catherine. Ensemble is the extravagant example of tsar's goodness. In the palace there is an exposition of Estonian Art Museum collection of foreign art. www.kadriorumuuseum.ekm.ee/en/
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Kadriorg Palace
37 A. Weizenbergi
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Kadriorg palace and park is one of the favourite places of tourists and locals. This baroque palace ensemble with grandiose interior, beautiful park and fountains was a gift from tsar Peter the I to his wife Catherine. Ensemble is the extravagant example of tsar's goodness. In the palace there is an exposition of Estonian Art Museum collection of foreign art. www.kadriorumuuseum.ekm.ee/en/
Kumu, which was opened in 2006, is the grand headquarters of the Art Museum of Estonia and has a number of purposes. Here, most of the collections of the Art Museum of Estonia are preserved, it accommodates the conservation-restoration department, a library opened to all visitors, Kumu Art Museum's permanent and variable exhibitions, the gallery for modern art, an auditorium, and an educational centre. www.kumu.ekm.ee/en/
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Eesti Kunstimuuseum
1 Valge
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Kumu, which was opened in 2006, is the grand headquarters of the Art Museum of Estonia and has a number of purposes. Here, most of the collections of the Art Museum of Estonia are preserved, it accommodates the conservation-restoration department, a library opened to all visitors, Kumu Art Museum's permanent and variable exhibitions, the gallery for modern art, an auditorium, and an educational centre. www.kumu.ekm.ee/en/
The 1670s-era military tunnels that run beneath Toompea. www.linnamuuseum.ee/en/kiek-de-kok/visitor-info/
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Kiek in de Kök Museum and Bastion Tunnels
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The 1670s-era military tunnels that run beneath Toompea. www.linnamuuseum.ee/en/kiek-de-kok/visitor-info/
The Maritime Museum is one of the largest museums in Estonia, and the most popular one — particularly thanks to the Seaplane Harbour exhibition. www.meremuuseum.ee/lennusadam/en/
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Lennusadam
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The Maritime Museum is one of the largest museums in Estonia, and the most popular one — particularly thanks to the Seaplane Harbour exhibition. www.meremuuseum.ee/lennusadam/en/
The Estonian Open Air Museum is a life-sized reconstruction of an 18th-century rural/fishing village, which comes complete with church, inn, schoolhouse, several mills, a fire station, twelve farmyards and net sheds. www.evm.ee/eng/home
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Estonian Open Air Museum
12 Vabaõhumuuseumi tee
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The Estonian Open Air Museum is a life-sized reconstruction of an 18th-century rural/fishing village, which comes complete with church, inn, schoolhouse, several mills, a fire station, twelve farmyards and net sheds. www.evm.ee/eng/home
The Estonian Maritime Museum is located in the Fat Margaret tower in the old town of Tallinn. The museum presents history of ships and navigation in Estonia and related to Estonia. www.meremuuseum.ee/paks-margareeta/en/
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Estonian Maritime Museum
70 Pikk
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The Estonian Maritime Museum is located in the Fat Margaret tower in the old town of Tallinn. The museum presents history of ships and navigation in Estonia and related to Estonia. www.meremuuseum.ee/paks-margareeta/en/
Designed by A. Lindgren and W. Lönn and completed in 1913, the art nouveau/classicist Estonia theatre and opera house was the largest building of its kind in Tallinn at the time. One of its two wings was designed as a theatre, and the other as a concert hall. The original building was destroyed during the Soviet bombings in March 1944. However, it was renovated in the latter half of the 1940's. www.opera.ee/en/
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National Opera Estonia
4 Estonia puiestee
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Designed by A. Lindgren and W. Lönn and completed in 1913, the art nouveau/classicist Estonia theatre and opera house was the largest building of its kind in Tallinn at the time. One of its two wings was designed as a theatre, and the other as a concert hall. The original building was destroyed during the Soviet bombings in March 1944. However, it was renovated in the latter half of the 1940's. www.opera.ee/en/
Nordea Concert Hall opened to the public in 2009 with a vision to offer exceptional possibilities for various events and conferences. Nordea Concert Hall is a part of the Solaris Complex at the heart of Tallinn. www.kontserdimaja.ee/en/
Nordea Kontserdimaja
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Nordea Concert Hall opened to the public in 2009 with a vision to offer exceptional possibilities for various events and conferences. Nordea Concert Hall is a part of the Solaris Complex at the heart of Tallinn. www.kontserdimaja.ee/en/
Miiamilla Children's Museum in Kadriorg is the children’s museum of Kadriorg Park. The children’s park that operated in the 1930s and was called a children’s paradise, captivates with its historical building and the complete architectural solution that is a perfect complement to the ensemble of buildings in the Kadriorg Park. !Next to the museum there are several playgrounds and amusement park for children. It´s fun place to go if you have young kids.
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Children's Museum Miiamilla
21 L. Koidula
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Miiamilla Children's Museum in Kadriorg is the children’s museum of Kadriorg Park. The children’s park that operated in the 1930s and was called a children’s paradise, captivates with its historical building and the complete architectural solution that is a perfect complement to the ensemble of buildings in the Kadriorg Park. !Next to the museum there are several playgrounds and amusement park for children. It´s fun place to go if you have young kids.
NUKU theatre was founded in 1952 by puppet actor Ferdinand Veike; its repertoire includes puppet and drama productions. Next to the theatre is NUKU museum, where you will find unique exhibitions of puppet art and interactive displays. It belongs in the National Registry of Cultural Monuments.
NUKU Theatre, Museum and Centre for Puppet Arts
1 Lai
NUKU theatre was founded in 1952 by puppet actor Ferdinand Veike; its repertoire includes puppet and drama productions. Next to the theatre is NUKU museum, where you will find unique exhibitions of puppet art and interactive displays. It belongs in the National Registry of Cultural Monuments.

Food Scene

One of my favourite vegeterian buffet restaurants. Open Mon-Fri 11AM – 9PM, Sat-Sun 12AM – 8PM. You can get there by bus nr 16, closest stop from apartment is "Hotel Olümpia", and you need to leave the bus at stop "Välja". https://bli.ee/en/
BlissTray Kristiine
17 Mustamäe tee
One of my favourite vegeterian buffet restaurants. Open Mon-Fri 11AM – 9PM, Sat-Sun 12AM – 8PM. You can get there by bus nr 16, closest stop from apartment is "Hotel Olümpia", and you need to leave the bus at stop "Välja". https://bli.ee/en/
Cafe Komeet is located at the top floor in Solaris Shopping Center. It has big windows facing Estonian theatre. They have good food and great choice of delicious cakes. 20 min walking distance from the apartment. https://www.kohvikkomeet.ee/
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Kohvik Komeet
9 Estonia pst
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Cafe Komeet is located at the top floor in Solaris Shopping Center. It has big windows facing Estonian theatre. They have good food and great choice of delicious cakes. 20 min walking distance from the apartment. https://www.kohvikkomeet.ee/
Modern Italian restaurant. One of the best and recomended in Tallinn. http://bocca.ee/en/
Bocca
Modern Italian restaurant. One of the best and recomended in Tallinn. http://bocca.ee/en/
Great Indian restaurant. One of the best in Tallinn. http://chedi.ee/en/
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Chedi
1 Sulevimägi
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Great Indian restaurant. One of the best in Tallinn. http://chedi.ee/en/
One of the best stake restaurants in Tallinn. Highly reccommend. http://www.pull.ee/en/
Restoran Pull
2 Rotermanni
One of the best stake restaurants in Tallinn. Highly reccommend. http://www.pull.ee/en/
If you want to find nice place for a dinner, with a beautiful view from the window (especially on sunsets), it would be restaurant NOA. http://www.noaresto.ee/en
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NOA Restaurant
3 Ranna tee
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If you want to find nice place for a dinner, with a beautiful view from the window (especially on sunsets), it would be restaurant NOA. http://www.noaresto.ee/en
If you are looking for some new experiences then dinner in the sky might be it. http://www.dinnerinthesky.ee/en/
Dinner in the Estonia Sky®
25 Põhja puiestee
If you are looking for some new experiences then dinner in the sky might be it. http://www.dinnerinthesky.ee/en/
If you would like to try out some modern Estonian cuisine. https://www.tallinnhotels.ee/mekk/#introduction
MEKK Baar
17 Suur-Karja
If you would like to try out some modern Estonian cuisine. https://www.tallinnhotels.ee/mekk/#introduction
If you would like to try out some Estonian cuisine. http://www.hotelstpetersbourg.com/restaurant/golden-piglet-inn/
Golden Piglet Inn - True Estonian cuisine
8 Dunkri
If you would like to try out some Estonian cuisine. http://www.hotelstpetersbourg.com/restaurant/golden-piglet-inn/
One of the best restaurants in Tallinn. http://restoran-o.ee/en/
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Restaurant Ö
6E Mere pst
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One of the best restaurants in Tallinn. http://restoran-o.ee/en/
Latin-American restaurant in Tallinn hipster area. Great food! www.latabla.ee
La Tabla
60 Telliskivi
Latin-American restaurant in Tallinn hipster area. Great food! www.latabla.ee
Vana Villemi Pub is a good choice for visitors looking for a classic, Estonian pub experience. 10 min walk from the apartment. http://www.villemipubid.ee/vana-villem/
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Vana Villem Pub
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Vana Villemi Pub is a good choice for visitors looking for a classic, Estonian pub experience. 10 min walk from the apartment. http://www.villemipubid.ee/vana-villem/
Great American food. 9 min walking distance from the apartment. https://www.mackbbq.ee/en/
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Mack Bar-B-Que
63 Tallinn–Tartu–Võru–Luhamaa
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Great American food. 9 min walking distance from the apartment. https://www.mackbbq.ee/en/
Travellers pub. Nice atmosphere, outdoor terrasse. 10 min walking distance from the apartment. http://www.seiklusjutte.ee/index.php/en/
Adventure stories of the land and sea
Travellers pub. Nice atmosphere, outdoor terrasse. 10 min walking distance from the apartment. http://www.seiklusjutte.ee/index.php/en/

Entertainment & Activities

Tallinn Zoo was founded in 1939. It is the only zoo in Estonia, and as of 2012, it housed 13,336 animals representing 548 species. Since 2009, it is the most visited zoo in the Baltic states. http://tallinnzoo.ee/en/
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Tallinn Zoo
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Tallinn Zoo was founded in 1939. It is the only zoo in Estonia, and as of 2012, it housed 13,336 animals representing 548 species. Since 2009, it is the most visited zoo in the Baltic states. http://tallinnzoo.ee/en/
The main attraction of the trampoline centre, located in the historic Zelluloos complex, is a giant (300 m²) trampoline scenery consisting of 18 floor- and 12 wall trampolines. https://www.zbatuudikeskus.ee/ https://www.visitestonia.com/en/zelluloosi-trampoline-centre
Zelluloosi Trampoline Centre
80d Tartu maantee
The main attraction of the trampoline centre, located in the historic Zelluloos complex, is a giant (300 m²) trampoline scenery consisting of 18 floor- and 12 wall trampolines. https://www.zbatuudikeskus.ee/ https://www.visitestonia.com/en/zelluloosi-trampoline-centre
In the vikings village you can step back in time and get a feeling of what life was like during the 11th century Viking Age in Estonia. http://www.viikingitekyla.ee/language/en/
Viikingite küla
In the vikings village you can step back in time and get a feeling of what life was like during the 11th century Viking Age in Estonia. http://www.viikingitekyla.ee/language/en/
If you are looking for some extreme activities then this might be it. You can take a jump from Tallinn singing arc. http://alpinist.ee/laskumine/?p=1070
Laulukaar
If you are looking for some extreme activities then this might be it. You can take a jump from Tallinn singing arc. http://alpinist.ee/laskumine/?p=1070
Traffic game center for children. www.liiklusmangukeskus.ee
Laste Liiklusmängukeskus OÜ
84a Kadaka tee
Traffic game center for children. www.liiklusmangukeskus.ee
Põhjala Brewery is one of Estonia’s new microbreweries, Located in Tallinn, Põhjala brews small batches of hand-crafted ales and has won wide recognition both in Estonia and abroad. The brewery uses only finest malts, fresh water from the well on the production site and aromatic New World hops. www.pohjalabeer.com/en
Põhjala Brewery & Tap Room
28 Serva
Põhjala Brewery is one of Estonia’s new microbreweries, Located in Tallinn, Põhjala brews small batches of hand-crafted ales and has won wide recognition both in Estonia and abroad. The brewery uses only finest malts, fresh water from the well on the production site and aromatic New World hops. www.pohjalabeer.com/en
In Rotermann Quarter, in the heart of Tallinn, between the Old Town, the port, and Viru Square, old industrial buildings that have been given new functions stand next to modern architecture. The industrial area started to thrivingly develop in the 19th century and it was the location for a department store, a factory that produced starch, spirit, tables, and pasta, a mill that produced bread, flour, and groat, buildings of a steam saw, and a salt warehouse, which is one of the most unique preserved limestone structures in Estonia. There are several restaurants, shops, and the multiplex Coca Cola Plaza in Rotermann Quarter.
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Rotermanni kvartal
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In Rotermann Quarter, in the heart of Tallinn, between the Old Town, the port, and Viru Square, old industrial buildings that have been given new functions stand next to modern architecture. The industrial area started to thrivingly develop in the 19th century and it was the location for a department store, a factory that produced starch, spirit, tables, and pasta, a mill that produced bread, flour, and groat, buildings of a steam saw, and a salt warehouse, which is one of the most unique preserved limestone structures in Estonia. There are several restaurants, shops, and the multiplex Coca Cola Plaza in Rotermann Quarter.
Coca-Cola Plaza, the first multiplex movie theatre in Estonia, opened its doors to the movie-going public on March 10, 2001 www.forumcinemas.ee/eng/Cinemas/CocaColaPlaza/
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Coca-Cola Plaza
5 Hobujaama
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Coca-Cola Plaza, the first multiplex movie theatre in Estonia, opened its doors to the movie-going public on March 10, 2001 www.forumcinemas.ee/eng/Cinemas/CocaColaPlaza/
www.apollokino.ee/eng/
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Apollo Kino Solaris
9 Estonia puiestee
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www.apollokino.ee/eng/