Kadriorg Park

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.

There are a number of museums in the park, including KUMU (the Estonian Art Museum), Kadriorg Art Museum and the Mikkeli Museum, as well as monuments to such cultural figures as sculptor Amandus Adamson, author F. R. Kreutzwald and artist Jaan Koort.

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  • robert p robert p
    Get away from the tourist hordes!

    The Park is only a short tram ride away from the Old Town but feels like another world. Trees, lawns, water features, flowers and great places to visit...the Palace itself, Peter the Great's house...

  • TravelLily007 TravelLily007
    Russian Baroque style palace built by Peter the Great

    Kadriorg Park is the where Kadriorg Palace is located. It is a Petrine Baroque (Russian Baroque style used by Peter the Great) palace built for Catherine I of Russia by Peter the Great in Tallinn...

  • Dajoma Dajoma
    Beautiful park, bordering on the museum and palace.

    The park is not very large, but, borders on the presidential palace and a art exhibitions. Not worth the visit on it's own but in combination of the palace it is well worth while. The park is free...

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