Guided tour in Pärnu ‘From the son of a cabinetmaker to a city architect’ – beach architecture related to Olev Siinmaa


Olev Siinmaa was an Estonian architect, interior designer, and the city architect of Pärnu. During his tenure from 1925–1944, Pärnu was given a modern look.
The tour introduces places related to O. Siinmaa and the functionalist beach architecture in Pärnu. The walk starts at Rüütli Street 1a (his home, which he himself designed) and ends at the Rannahotell Hotel, which is one of the symbols of Pärnu. The tour lasts for about 1.5 hours.

Sites along route
  • 1

    Starting point

    Olev Siinmaa Memorial

    Sculptures & Monuments

    Rüütli tänav-1a, Pärnu linn, Pärnu 80011

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  • 2
    Pärnu Kuursaal and outdoor stage

    Historical buildings

    Mere puiestee 22, Pärnu linn, Pärnu 80012

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  • 3
    Pärnu Mud Baths

    Historical buildings

    Ranna puiestee 1, Pärnu linn, Pärnu 80012

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  • 4
    Pärnu Beach House

    Historical buildings

    Ranna puiestee 3, Pärnu linn, Pärnu 80012

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  • 5
    Rannahotell Hotel


    Ranna puiestee 5, Pärnu linn, Pärnu 80010

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Times and prices
Open all year round

Is open advance bookings only

  • Group price:


    60 €
  • Exact price to be clarified by service provider.

Features and amenities
Getting there

The tour starts at Rüütli Street 1a.

  • Signposted
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
  • By car
Stops nearby
Bus: Teater
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