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Russalka

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 3 weeks ago

Its located just on promande.Meaningful statue with history behind it.It is monument to fallen members of navy.

Thank Klas J
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is a very pretty statue at the waterfront. The story goes that it marks the location of where a boat sank. Not otherwise a lot to see here.

Thank mrscorrad
Reviewed 28 November 2017

This is a great monument to mark the ninth anniversary of the sinking of the Russian warship Rusalka. It is still a mystery how it sank.

Thank Hitartur
Reviewed 8 November 2017

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 28 October 2017

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 27 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 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

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