Rotermann Quarter in Tallinn

The historical Rotermann Quarter is located in the heart of Tallinn between the Old Town, the port and Viru Square. It is the most attractive quarter in the city, where old industrial buildings that have been given new functions stand next to modern architecture.

The industrial quarter underwent rapid development in the 19th century, eventually housing a wide variety of factories, plants, mills and stores. Some of these buildings are still standing today and are unique in terms of their architecture. The Rotermann Salt Store, which was constructed in 1908 to the plans of Baltic German engineer Ernst Boustedt, has been placed under heritage protection and is currently home to the Estonian Architecture Museum.

Coca Cola Plaza, a multiplex cinema with 11 screens, opened in the Rotermann Quarter in 2001 - the same year that the area was named one of cultural and environmental value.

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  • Alisonnpete Alisonnpete
    New with old

    Our hotel was adjacent to Rotermann so we ate there and found wonderful eating places both casual and more formal. I was blown away by the architecture and took tons of photos. The old and new are...

  • larry_karkkainen larry_karkkainen
    Just took a walk

    Very interesting architecture. Some old buildings are saved and are surrounded by modern ones. I do recommended to everybody interested in similar things.

  • personne551 personne551
    Modern architecture

    Different shops and boutiques and cafes there. Right in the center of the town, close to the Viru Hotel. Old limestone buildings, combined with the new architecture. The reconstruction of the area is...


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