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Padise Monastery

Address: Kloostri, Padise küla, Padise vald, Harju maakond | Show on map
Mobile phone: (+372) 534 32836
Website: http://www.padiseklooster.ee/ External link
E-mail: heli.nurger@gmail.com

Padise Monastery is an architectural and historical site of great importance, not only in Estonian terms but also in those of Northern Europe as a whole. It was constructed in the 14th century by Cistercian monks, but extensions and improvement work continued for more than 200 years. It fell into ruin after a number of wars, with restoration only commencing in the 1930s.

The only features of the medieval interior of the monastery that remain intact today are its 14th century church bell (the oldest in Estonia) which can be found in Risti church and the rare Calvary group from the same century which is on display at St. Nicholas's church.

Times and prices

Is open 24 hours

Free of charge.


  • Information boards
  • Site lighting
  • Recreation area/picnic ground
  • Drop Toilet

Additional services

  • Guide service available
  • Themed events


Seminar and conference rooms