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Soviet era Estonia - missile base in Viimsi, Olympic Centre, TV tower

This tour introduces the heritage of the Soviet era in Tallinn and Viimsi. You will visit former border zones and the ruins of Viimsi missile base. In addition, you stop by the Song Festival Grounds and talk about the Singing Revolution, as well as by the constructions erected in Pirita for the Olympics and discuss how the 1980 Tallinn Sailing Regatta transformed Tallinn. In addition, you will learn about the tallest building raised in Tallinn during the Soviet times – TV tower. The tour is concluded by the wonderful view of the entire area afforded by the tower.

Sites along route
  • 1
    Tallinn's Song Festival Grounds

    Ruins & Historic Sites

    Narva maantee 95, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn 10127

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    Starting point

  • 2
    Port of Pirita (TOP)


    Regati puiestee, Pirita linnaosa, Tallinn 11911

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  • 3
    Tallinn Television Tower

    Viewing platforms

    Kloostrimetsa tee, Pirita linnaosa, Tallinn 15026

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