The promenade runs from the edge of Kadriog park all the way, across the bridge by the sailing club, to Pirita beach. The promenade runs for about 2 kilometers stretching along the waterfront, offering spectacular views of the Tallinn’s rocky shoreline with the Old Town cityscape as a backdrop, great for photos!
Sights along the way include the remnants of the Moscow Olympic Games sailing regatta held in Pirita in 1980, Maarjamäe War Memorial, a 35 meter tall Soviet-era monument consisting of an elegant bowed obelisk set amid a large crumbling concrete plaza erected in 1960 to commemorate the Soviet troops killed in 1918; and also Maarjamäe Palace, a neo-Gothic limestone manor house built in 1874 for a Russian count.
The promenade itself is a popular evening hang out spot for those wanting to see the sunset. It also doubles up as a track for joggers, cyclists, rollerbladers, skateboarders, and also couples walking hand in hand (awww).
United’s Top Tip: Hire a bike and go for a ride around sunset, its stunning.
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