Patarei Sea Fortress

Patarei fortress in Tallinn, part of European architectural heritage, is a Classical defensive structure that has retained its stylistic purity. This is a memorial to the victims of communism and fascism, as well as a meaningful symbol of resistance on the part of martyrs of the Republic of Estonia.

The construction of Patarei sea fortress started under the orders of Nicholas I in 1828. After completion, it began operating as an artillery battery. The premises covering 4 hectares have had different functions – barracks and a prison.

Patarei
belongs to the Republic of Estonia. Currently, discussions on developing the complex are under way, and the entrance to the fortress is closed.

Beeta promenade remains open; you can take walk along the promenade and look at the exterior of the prison on your own.

Patarei fortress in Tallinn, part of European architectural heritage, is a Classical defensive structure that has retained its stylistic purity. This is a memorial to the victims of communism and fascism, as well as a meaningful symbol of resistance

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    Walk north of town through a neighborhood with some interesting buildings to this historical but closed site on the water's edge. You can walk around it and imagine the horrors of the past. It was...

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    Unfortunately it's closed. The chances it will be open again seems to be very small. But it's a important piece of history that can't be vanished

  • The prison is Now closed

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