A trip into the history of the city of Paldiski

A trip into the history of the city of Paldiski

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The exciting and fascinating history of the city of Paldiski and the Pakri Peninsula along with the local nature are more than worth discovering as they offer many surprises.
Here you'll find a fortress of Peter the Great, the Muula hills, a lighthouse, Amandus Adamson Studio Museum, Leetse Manor, St. Nicholas' Church, St. George's Church, the Paldiski Naval School, and the cliffs.

In addition, you can see the rich heritage from the area's time as a military campus when civilians were prohibited from entering this town.
The programme can be adjusted to suit your specific needs!
Duration: up to 2 hours.

A bus tour: max 55 people
A walking tour: 10–25 people
A tour in Estonian: 45 euros.

Interesting fact: the area of Paldiski is the second largest in Estonia, second only to Tallinn, covering the peninsula in addition to the city.

Sites along route
  • 1

    Starting point

    Paldiski railway station main building

    Historical buildings

    Peetri tänav 5, Paldiski linn, Lääne-Harju vald, Harju maakond 76805

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  • 2
    Amandus Adamson Studio Museum

    Museums & Galleries

    Amandus Adamsoni tänav 3, Paldiski linn, Lääne-Harju vald, Harju maakond 76805

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  • 3
    St. George Orthodox Church in Paldiski

    Churches

    Pakri tänav-3, Paldiski linn, Lääne-Harju vald, Harju maakond 76806

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  • 4
    St. Nicholas’ Church in Paldiski

    Churches

    Mere tänav 12, Paldiski linn, Lääne-Harju vald, Harju maakond 76805

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  • 5
    Bastion of Peter the Great's naval fortress, or Muula hills

    Forts

    Paldiski linn, Lääne-Harju vald, Harju maakond

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  • 6
    Pakri lighthouse

    Lighthouses

    Majaka tee 45-PAKRI TULETORNI, Paldiski linn, Lääne-Harju vald, Harju maakond 76806

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Times and prices
Open all year round

Is open advance bookings only

Features and amenities
  • Food and drinks

Getting there

We can start from Paldiski's railway station (constructed in 1870) or whichever place suits you best.

Access
  • Signposted
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
  • By car
Stops nearby
Bus: Paldiski
Train: Paldiski
Coordinates
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