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Mueuerivahe 33, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
+372 511 2536
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 November 2014

The remains of the Dominican Monastery are very tucked away and as a result see few tourists. The entrance is off St Catherine's Passage, between Muurivahe & Vene St. Look out for signs with a spotted dog on, this is the symbol of Dominicans. In...More

4  Thank Jolyon67
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I love monasteries and have been to many. This one is not anywhere close to the top of my list. The entrance is lovely, the interior interesting but the ticket price quite expensive. From one of the windows we could see a lovely courtyard -...More

2  Thank AdventurousRetirees
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We had a guide. It seemed that you couldn’t get in just on your own, although there is a charge. It truly is splendid! It is Tallinn’s oldest intact building. It used to be a monastery but is now a museum. It was established by...More

Thank annarc6
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Visited this beautiful place at the end of the day, and the lady was keen to tell about each of the rooms once inhabited by the monks of the monastery. It was quite dark, so stepping into a couple of the rooms was done with...More

Thank sheffieldeats
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Its a beautiful hidden place just in front of the access to the big wall. Its cheap the lady who is at the entrance speak several languages. It was worth to visit the several time I stayed in tallin for the day. Its peacefull and...More

Thank manuel b
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

It’s easy to miss since it is hidden behind the wall but do search it out. A nominal fee grants you access to several ancient rooms hidden away. All are really neat but the library is truly amazing. You can visit the local artist and...More

Thank Z0siaB
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Hidden behind an entrance, with little signage, but once u step into the courtyard, it's amazing to find such a beautiful site there! A lot of people tended to step in to take photos and then leave, but it's worth heading upstairs...even tho the Euro5...More

Thank Anfield33
Reviewed 20 June 2018

... but I got to see it for free. It seems that there is a 3 Euro fee to enter the cloister, but when I was there, no attendant was on duty, the door was open, so I slipped in. It's one of the oldest...More

Thank LMOverby
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We were walking along a street, Mueuerivahe, which was parallel to the city wall. We saw a small entrance alley off to the side and a courtyard beyond. We saw the sign for the Dominican Monastery Claustrum but we didn't understand what it was. We...More

Thank lynclarke
Reviewed 20 April 2018

I found the cloisters while looking for the Catholic Cathedral. Very impressive. This part of town reminded me so much of those gorgeous streets in Italian towns: nit what I expected in Estonia.

Thank scmp79
Reviewed 27 November 2017

If You ask from the locals, there is not too many who knows the place. It is a little "known secret". But it is really the place, You can feel the old times. Claustrum is the heart of medieval monastery. To access, I recommend to...More

Thank Kristjan126
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Contemplation and trade Here is one of the oldest buildings in Tallinn, its history back to 1246. What remains is not extensive but sitting in the garden framed by walls and cloister it is interesting to imagine how this place combined being a centre for...More

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