Architecture in Tallinn

Estonian National Library

Construction commenced in 1985 but the Estonian National Library wasn’t completed until 1993, making this prime example of Soviet architecture one of Independent Estonia’s first new public buildings. It's clad in th…
Architecture in Tallinn

Rotermann Quarter

With impressive contemporary architecture wedged between 19th-century brick warehouses, this development has transformed a former factory complex into the city's swankiest shopping and dining precinct.
Architecture in Tallinn


Built for the 1980 Moscow Olympics and originally christened the Lenin Palace of Culture and Sport, Linnahall contains a vast concert arena within its crumbling, much-graffitied concrete hulk. It’s fair to say that …
Notable Building in Tartu


This pretty-as-a-picture rotunda serves as a summertime cafe.