Tagaranna (Ninase) limestone cliff and observation tower

VAATLUSTORNI, Tagaranna küla, Saaremaa vald, Saare maakond

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The limestone cliff is 1 km long, the highest point is 5 m. There is a second terrace on the Tagaranna (Ninase) limestone cliff of Jaagarahu dolomites, which is located inland, away from the water. On the cliff, you will find stones with holes carved in them by the sea, as well as marks of fossils that stratified in the stones thousands of years ago. 

A memorial to the cruise ferry MS Estonia is located on the cliff. You can also admire the surroundings from the Ninase observation tower near the parking lot.

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Open all year round

24 hours

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Getting there

Turn left in Ninase village, towards the memorial to MS Estonia ('Estonia mälestusmärk'). Then, keep to the right, until you reach the parking lot near the observation tower. You can take the footpath from the observation tower to the cliff.

  • Signposted
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
  • By car
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Make a wish

Amazing place. Make a wish and create your tower. White stones and blue sky, realy good way to relax.



A wonderful visit here

Although the height of the cliffs barely 20 meters, the length of them give such beautiful view of the expanse of the sea. - a beautiful panorama. The fact that we had a wonderful clear sunny day...



Beauty lies in simplicity!

We were first time in this place, but there are so beautiful!!! White stones, blue sky and water... Lot of stones with fossil imprints and children can make there own pyramid from stones. I could...

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