|Address:||Padise küla, Padise vald, Harju maakond | Show on map|
|Mobile phone:||(+372) 533 38418|
|Method of payment:||Cash|
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
Free of charge.
- Site lighting
- Recreation area/picnic ground
- Guide service available
- Themed events