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Patarei fortress-prison is a culture park with rich history, providing various opportunities to spend your leisure time. Discover Patarei on a guided tour or organise your own event in Patarei with an option to order prison-catering for your event...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Kalaranna 28 Vesilennuki 2-4, Tallinn 10415, Estonia
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 used up to 1991 as a prison and place of...More
Due to security reasons The prison has closed seemingly indefinitely :
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So we descovered thanks to a Good Guy we met outside by chance. ....More
Date of experience: May 2017
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PatareiPrison, Guest Relations Manager at Patarei Sea Fortress Prison, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017
Well, information about Patarei being closed has been distributed to travel agencies as well as it is available at Patarei web site ever since last autumn. The web site information in turn is available over here.
We still hope we can make it available to...More
Located next to Tallinn Bay, one of an interesting Prison, which is currently served as a museum in Estonia. By looking at the structure, it could remind you of the old days when the CCCP ( Soviet Union) ruled this neighborhood.
I was with two friends and one of them suggested going to "the russian prison". To be honest, I didn't know what was going to happen and what to expect from it, but one thing is for sure - it was overwhelming. How could I...More