Soviet era Estonia – excursion in Tallinn and around it

Soviet era Estonia – excursion in Tallinn and around it


This tour introduces the heritage of the Soviet era in Tallinn and around it.
We will visit:
- former border zones and the ruins of Viimsi missile base
- the Song Festival Grounds and talk about the singing revolution
- the constructions erected in Pirita for the Olympics and discuss how the 1980 Tallinn Sailing Regatta transformed Tallinn
- the newly completed Memorial to the Victims of Communism in Maarjamäe.
In addition, you will learn about the tallest building raised in Tallinn during the Soviet times – the TV tower. The tour is concluded by the wonderful view of the entire area afforded by the tower.

Sites along route
  • 1

    Starting point

    Freedom Square in Tallinn and the monument to the War of Independence

    Sculptures & Monuments

    Vabaduse väljak, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn

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  • 2
    Tallinn Song Festival Grounds

    Historical buildings

    Narva maantee 95, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn 10127

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  • 3
    Victims of Communism Memorial

    Sculptures & Monuments

    Pirita tee 78, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn 12011

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  • 4
    Port of Pirita (TOP)


    Purje tänav-13, Pirita linnaosa, Tallinn 11911

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  • 5
    Tallinn Television Tower

    Viewing platforms and promenades

    Kloostrimetsa tee 58a, Pirita linnaosa, Tallinn 15026

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Times and prices
Open all year round

Is open advance bookings only

  • Adult:


    49 €
  • Child:


    19 €
  • Exact price to be clarified by service provider.

Features and amenities
Getting there

Tours begin at a suitable place for the customer, such as a hotel. Tours can also start at the Tallinn Tourism Information Centre (at 4 Kullassepa / 2 Niguliste).

  • By excursion bus
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