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Behind the Iron Curtain of Tallinn - Secrets of the Soviets

4.9 / 5

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Activity provider: Prangli Travel

Behind the Iron Curtain of Tallinn - Secrets of the Soviets

Activity provider: Prangli Travel

From US$ 113.34 per person

Get to know the Soviet history of Tallin. Visit an abandoned Soviet air defense base and find out about the former border-zone areas in Tallinn.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Visit an abandoned Soviet air defence base and find out about the former border-zone areas in the Coastal Folk Museum
  • Enjoy views over Tallinn Bay and the seaside district of Pirita from Tallinn TV Tower
  • Visit the Olympic Center and Yacht Port in Pirita, built in 1980 for Moscow Olympic Games
Full description
Take this spectacular drive along Tallinn's coast to get a feel for the area's natural beauty and fascinating maritime and Soviet history! You'll visit the Olympic Center built in Tallinn for the Moscow Olympics and hear how the yachting competitions were organised during Soviet times. On the Viimsi peninsula, you'll visit the abandoned Soviet air-defence base and Coastal Folk Museum's exhibiton introducing stories about time behind the iron curtain. Picture-postcard views of the Old Town skyline can be admired from Tallinn TV tower. 
  • Pick up and return from your hotel
  • Guide
  • Transport
  • Entrance fees to museums
  • Lunch

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Due to ongoing COVID-19 virus preventative measures, the visit to the TV tower and the Coastal Folk Museum will be replaced by visiting Linnahall (a landmark built for the 1980 Soviet Olympic Games) until further notice.
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4.9 /5

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February 21, 2020

Our guide was excellent, very knowledgeable and also shared some personal stories, which all made for a vivid and exciting tour.

January 5, 2020

The guide Marit was excellent, a very beautiful tour inside Tallinn!

August 19, 2019

Product ID: 73690