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St. Catherine's Passage

Vene 12, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
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“craft shops” (30 reviews)
“vene street” (9 reviews)
“glass shop” (5 reviews)
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Vene 12, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

We must have walked past this a couple of times without realising but found it one night probably the best time to visit as it's very picturesque .you can watch women at work and visit some small quaint shops

1  Thank girvanjohnny
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

So glad we came across this passage. The large tomb stones are displayed on one side. There are some galleries with interesting and unique goods. Hats, scarves, stained glass, ceramics and my particular favourite the vegetable dyed leather Leather covered notebooks of all sizes with...More

2  Thank anne9837
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

A bit quiet and not as good as places outside of the centre like the market on Telliskivi road, though we did visit in winter outside of tourist season

Thank Angus E
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We found this place by mistake weather very impressed with it. There are loads of little shops as you walk around the passage it takes you back to mediaeval times

1  Thank Gerard m
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Tombstones along one side and craft workshops are also open to visitors. Most open late morning and have work on display.

Thank Cj_ash123
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

This is a very charming passage! A history teacher told me then when the Russians invaded them, they were afraid that all traditional craftsmanship would disappear and that they would only do Matrioshkas, so they continued to do the traditinal art in this hidden passage.

1  Thank Elena257
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Yes, it's just a street, but a lot going on if you care to pay attention. The artists along the street working hard. The booths of local crafts for sale at the end. The giant tombstones bordering what's left of the convent. And one of...More

Thank rileigh15
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

This is a pretty cobbled lane in Tallinn’s old town lined with various workshops and galleries. We only window shopped but it was interesting to watch some of the artists at work and there were some beautiful things for sale.

1  Thank Curly_Kale64
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Although not very long, and easy to miss if you walk past, this is quaint and just off the main square. Also quite romantic in the evening to walk through.

Thank Josi S
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Nothing much to say about this little historic street, to be honest. it's great to take a few pictures and see some old buildings, and there's some galleries to check.

Thank Bruno B
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