Pirita River Valley

Lush greenery around a river

Pirita river, photo: Tallinn Environment Department

This lush protection area hides a variety of landscapes around the river: terraces, outcrops and forests. Around 650 plant species grow in the area and over 120 species of birds have been counted there. The Tallinn Botanical Garden is also situated in the protection area. In addition the Forest Cemetery – final resting place of the nation’s luminaries- is situated just across the road from the Botanical Garden.

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Pirita river valley reserve, photo: Tallinn Environment Department
Services and routes

There are plenty of health trails and two nature study trails around the Pirita river valley.

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Pirita river, photo: Tallinn Environment Department

Pirita is a popular place for summer holidays and treatments since the beginning of the 20th century.

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Ruins of Pirita convent, photo: Tallinn Environment Department
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