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“sea buckthorn”(2 reviews)
“prison walls”(2 reviews)
“clear water”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Vasalemma, Estonia
+372 5887 3378
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Reviewed 23 November 2018

A really unique place. You can't enter from the front gate unless you arrange it beforehand with the property owners. You can bypass this, drive a short distance around the ash hill on a very bumpy gravel road, and pick a place to enter between...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AllarA2018
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

The view is breathtaking but the gate is closed so you have to smugle in and be aware of the guard..

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 720rasam
Reviewed 13 September 2018

If you ever get the chance, do go!! I visited on the first Saturday of September 2018. I took a train from Tallinn (3.20€) with my bicycle and rode the 6 km from Vasalemma station to Rummu. Getting into the former prison site was easy,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Reissunainen
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We were very excited to visit the ruins of the prison and unfortunately due to misinformation on the website of the attraction itself we ended up taking a two hour taxi drive for no reason as all we saw was a barbed wire fence with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anne C
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Definitely worth visiting. We hiked around the lake (which is also quite beautiful) and went swimming at the prison site. Entry to the abandoned prison site is 3€, and in August 2018 the gates opened daily at 12:00. You get a wristband and can basically...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank fiska-fiska
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Went there last tuesday, we arrived at noon and they were just opening the gates. For three euros/persons you could walk straight in and save you the walk and climb. People were even parking inside later in the afternoon. Such a cool place, highly recommend...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank PatrickO82
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Although it's officially closed for visitors, lots of people still go there. It's a cool place with interesting history, definitely recommend to go there to enjoy picturesque and odd landscape. Although people should be aware it's actually forbided to go there and sometimes a guy...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank maarjak2015
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I'm a scuba diver and after I read an article on russian diving forum tetis.ru about this amazing dive site two years ago I decided that must to go there and dive there. Speaking in advance - yes, it was absolutely great and my expectations...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Andrey C
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Very strange but beautiful place. It's around 40 hour by car. There is a small village and then you can find the former prison walls and gates on your left hand side, be aware that you are trespassing the place as it's forbidden to visit...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Vilija R
Reviewed 23 October 2017

It's a bit hard to reach with a car, because road is not very great, but there is a small parking space at the end of the prison wall. Technically you aren't allowed to go there as it's private territory, but there were lots of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Matiss Z
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Priscila P
2 August 2018|
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Response from Andrey C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Priscilla, I'm not sure, but here transport.tallinn.ee/#bus/en you can find information regarding buses and their schedules. Regarding your question about best time to visit Rummu - it depends on what you are going to... More