Kadriorg Park

Kadriorg Park is the most outstanding palatial and urban park in Estonia, covering around 70 hectares. Its construction began in 1718 on the orders of Russian tsar Peter I. Elements of park design from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries can be seen here.

The most popular places for a stroll in the park are the flower beds surrounding the Swan Pond and the promenade leading from there to the president's palace.

There are a number of museums in the park, including KUMU (the Estonian Art Museum), Kadriorg Art Museum and the Mikkeli Museum, as well as monuments to such cultural figures as sculptor Amandus Adamson, author F. R. Kreutzwald and artist Jaan Koort.

Kadriorg Park is the most outstanding palatial and urban park in Estonia, covering around 70 hectares. Its construction began in 1718 on the orders of Russian tsar Peter I. Elements of park design from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries can be seen

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  • So different from the rest of the city and free

    This park is clearly cultivated for the palace and has a very different feel to the rest of the city. Its colorful, light and worth headed over to walk around.

  • Huge, Pretty Park

    The park is really big, with lots of gardens, a pond with a gazebo, museums, etc. Plenty to do there. The Palace has some interesting artwork and is worth a visit.

  • Looked beautiful but unfortunately closed on Mondays

    The website wasn't clear (I did research) but the Palace was closed on the Monday we visited. We walked the gardens and viewed the buildings from the outside. The art museums were open, but we...


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