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Patarei Sea Fortress Prison

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Category Historical Attractions, Historical Attractions, Ruins
Location
Kalaranna 2, Tallinn, Harjumaa, 10415
Coordinates 59.450321, 24.741873
GPS: 59° 27' 1" N, 24° 44' 31" E
Website http://patarei.org
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In 1828 Nicholas I of Russia mandated the building of the sea fortress of Patarei. Completed in 1840, it is located on area of 4 hectares (10 acres). Over the years it has had different functions – in 1867 functioning as barracks, in 1920 as a prison and since 2007 as a Culture Park.

This unique 19th century example of Tallinn’s top architecture has now in the 21st century changed from a longtime symbol of repressions to a favorite place for residents of the nation’s capital and visitors, a multifunctional place to spend free time.

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