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Pirita tee, Narva maante crossroad, Tallinn, Estonia
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The 'Russalka' monument is a memorial in classic style to those who lost their lives on the Russian navy vessel of the same name. It is situated just opposite Kadriorg Park in Tallinn. The sculpture, created by Amandus Adamson in 1902, was placed by the sea where the promenade from Kadriorg Palace comes down to meet the Bay of Tallinn. The monument depicts an angel pointing an Orthodox cross in the direction of the sunken ship. Did you know...? *During the Soviet era the Orthodox cross was removed from the statue, which simply indicated the direction of the Russalka with its now empty hand
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Pirita tee, Narva maante crossroad, Tallinn, Estonia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Russian couples go there on their wedding to take pictures. It is also nice place to walk in Pirita. Its close to centre of Tallinn, only 10-15 minutes by walk

Thank Galina E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a statue for tribute of fallen sailors. Its at the end of the walk through Kadriorg park.The beach is not the nicest but it was cold and it was August. Not much else around this area.

Thank dselvan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Russalka monument commemorates the loss of life when a boat sank & some 179 people were lost at sea. It is a good long walk from the Old Town so, one might prefer to take a taxi to visit it.

Thank attraente
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Saw it while on a bus tour would have not guessed what it stands for if it was for the guide giving us the details, ok...

Thank bestmimo
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This place is on the way from the city center to my hotel; therefore I saw it several times. whenever I was it, there was no one. This place was in a walking distance from my hotel. I was supposed to stay on the beach...More

Thank Nobuko F
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We stopped here because the sightseeing bus has a stop here. In front you have the ocean and you can have a stroll around it's lovely walk. The figure is nice too

Thank V_2020
Reviewed 26 September 2017

To the casual visitor it is a memorial to a tragedy at sea, but in reality our guide provided some very interesting information. It is designed to replicate the bow of a ship and commemorates the sinking of a Russian warship. It was built in...More

Thank Gla_Rangers
Reviewed 12 September 2017

On the way to Pirita, to the beach, we stopped one day at this charming site, with monument dedicated to the people who lost their lives at the Gulf of Finland on the Russian navy vessel called Russalka. That is one impressive sculpture located by...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Nice walking area in this park, historic statue, between old town and TV tower. We walked down to it from visiting Peter The Great House museum

Thank decdeasy
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Interesting monument I didn't intend to visit but stumbled across en route from Kadriorg to Song festival grounds. Very interesting and worth a stop.

Thank nemanja1205
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