Convent of St. Bridget (Pirita Klooster), Tallinn

#13 of 46 in Historic Sites in Tallinn
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Located close to the scenic shore of the Pirita River, Convent of St. Bridget (Pirita Klooster) was built in the 15th century as a home for both monks and nuns. Now in ruins, the monumental convent was once among the largest religious structures in this part of the world. Much of its architecture still remains, and it displays a combination of Gothic grandeur and the ascetic values of its former inhabitants. The site is open throughout the year and the convent is rarely crowded, so it's likely you'll have the opportunity to see it totally undisturbed. A visit to Convent of St. Bridget (Pirita Klooster) represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Tallinn trip planning app to plot your vacation.
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  • The Pirita convent in ruins is a nice building to be visited, specially if you're willing to see more of Tallinn than just the Old Town. Beautiful construction, and the surrounding neighborhood is...  more »
  • We stopped at Pirita late in the afternoon on the way to NOA Chefs Hall for dinner. The small cemetery and convent ruins are hauntingly beautiful. A little bit out of the old town but good public...  more »
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