Top 10 Attractions in Estonia (2018)


1. Tallinn Old Town


📁 Historic, Architecture, Monument
📍 Tallinn

Tallinn Old Town – Highlights

  • The historic and cultural centre of Tallinn
  • Numerous magnificent medieval buildings
  • Charming Gothic town hall and churches
  • Fine dining experience in top restaurants
  • Estonia’s World Heritage Site

2. Toompea Castle


📁 Castle, Architecture, Historic
📍 Tallinn

Toompea Castle – Highlights

  • Home to the Parliament of Estonia
  • Ancient castle built of local limestone
  • Features diverse architecture styles
  • Unique Expressionist parliament building

🌐 Main Website


3. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral


📁 Religious Site, Architecture
📍 Tallinn

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral – Highlights

  • Beautiful Orthodox church in Tallinn
  • Fascinating Russian style architecture
  • Impressive onion-shaped domes
  • Ornate interior mosaics and icons

Opening Hours

  • May – Sep
    • Daily: 08:00 – 19:00
  • Oct – Apr
    • Daily: 08:00 – 16:00

4. Parnu Beach


📁 Beach, Seaside, Water Sport
📍 Parnu

Parnu Beach – Highlights

  • Popular white sandy beach in Estonia
  • Warm and shallow water in summer
  • Perfect for recreational family activities
  • Romantic promenade along the coast

5. Narva Castle


📁 Castle, Museum, Panorama
📍 Narva

Narva Castle – Highlights

  • Impressive 14th-century castle
  • Exhibits on Narva city’s history
  • 51-m high observation tower
  • Views over the fortress in Russia

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 10:00 – 18:00

Entrance Fee

  • 23 May – 30 Aug
    • Adults: 6 EUR
    • Children: 3 EUR
  • 31 Aug – 22 May
    • Adults: 3 EUR
    • Children: 1.50 EUR

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6. Lahemaa National Park


📁 National Park, Animal, Nature, Beach
📍 Harju / Laane-Viru

Lahemaa National Park – Highlights

  • Park full of scenic natural landscape
  • Several sandy and stony seashores
  • Beautiful forest and river sceneries
  • Home to rich biodiversity and wildlife

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7. AHHAA Science Centre


📁 Science, Museum, Planetarium
📍 Tartu

AHHAA Science Centre – Highlights

  • The biggest Science Centre in Estonia
  • Tons of interactive exhibits and workshops
  • Exciting & awesome science theatre shows
  • Planetarium housing several fantastic shows

Opening Hours

  • Sun-Thu: 10:00 – 19:00
  • Fri-Sat: 10:00 – 20:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 13 EUR
  • Children: 10 EUR

🌐 Main Website


8. Kadriorg Palace


📁 Palace, Garden, Museum
📍 Tallinn

Kadriorg Palace – Highlights

  • Magnificent Petrine Baroque palace
  • Surrounded by lovely gardens with fountains
  • Kadriorg Art Museum full of notable artworks
  • Collection of European and Russian artworks

Opening Hours

  • May – Sep
    • Tue: 10:00 – 18:00
    • Wed: 10:00 – 20:00
    • Thu-Sun: 10:00 – 18:00
    • Mon: Closed
  • Oct – Apr
    • Wed: 10:00 – 20:00
    • Thu-Sun: 10:00 – 17:00
    • Mon-Tue: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 6.50 EUR
  • Children: 4.50 EUR
  • Guided Tour: from 50 EUR

🌐 Main Website


9. Kuressaare Castle


📁 Castle, Museum, Historic
📍 Saaremaa

Kuressaare Castle – Highlights

  • Magnificent medieval fortifications
  • Museum featuring histories of Saareemaa
  • Numerous chambers and halls to explore
  • Open-air exhibits of military architecture

Opening Hours

  • May – Aug
    • Daily: 10:00 – 19:00
  • Sep – Apr
    • Wed-Sun: 11:00 – 19:00
    • Mon-Tue: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 6 EUR
  • Children: 3 EUR

🌐 Main Website


10. Rakvere Castle


📁 Castle Ruins, Museum, Historic
📍 Rakvere

Rakvere Castle – Highlights

  • Ruins of a 14th-century castle
  • Exciting medieval-theme activities
  • Exhibits full of medieval materials
  • Fascinating interactive workshops

Opening Hours

  • May, Sep
    • Daily: 10:00 – 18:00
  • Jun – Aug
    • Daily: 10:00 – 19:00
  • Oct – Apr
    • Wed-Sun: 10:00 – 16:00
    • Mon-Tue: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 9 EUR
  • Children: 7 EUR

🌐 Main Website


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Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 24 August 2017
Last Updated: 24 February 2018

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