Paldiski Lighthouses

Paldiski, Estonia

The Pakri Lighthouse in Paldiski was built in 1889 and it is the tallest one (52m) in Estonia. There are also remains of the massive lighthouse which was completed in 1760 in place of an old Swedish period light beacon.

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Founded: 1724 & 1889
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Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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www.suurupiselts.ee

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Andy Merisaar (4 years ago)
nice view on a sunny day.
TETRIX Portable Marketing (4 years ago)
For a camper traveller you can find an excellent parking at the end of the paved road, underneath the new light house. Amazing cliffs and sea. Windy place so be prepared. We stayed the night free camping here. The spot is NOT suited for children because of the unfenced high cliffs. There is a little cafe at the lighthouses yet it was closed when we visited. Great photo opportunities! Old lighthouses that erodes and will fall ino the sea soon. War time bunkers. Really rough, beautiful and wind bitten nature and fauna. This is the most beautiful spot in the proximity of Paldiski. Look at the towns architecture as it was a closed Soviet military town for decades when passing through. Typical Soviet style streets.
Nata Lee (4 years ago)
A terrific place, with a great history...
Anu K (4 years ago)
€5 entrance fee, nice view from the top.
Katya Volkova (4 years ago)
Very interesting road to the lighthouse. USSR style houses, harbor and then lighthouse on the rock. View is even enough without going up. If you are in Tallin it’s just 30 min to that place. We enjoyed!
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