Architectural Monuments

Padise Monastery

Padise Monastery is open to visitors after a thorough restoration!
The monastery was built by the Cistercians in the 14th century. The monastery was built over a period of 200 years. 
After the recently completed thorough restoration, the monastery is open to visitors again....

Ellamaa power station
The power station has been built on the basis of a design by the architect Vladovski. The construction work started at the end of September 1922 and in May 1923, the station was already producing energy for starting the machinery of the peat industry. The boilers of the station were heated with...
Vihterpalu Manor and Park
The earliest records of a manor on this site date back to 1586. The main building, in late classical style, is thought to date from the 1830s.  The complex sits on both sides of the tall banks of the Vihterpalu River. The park is largely free form, but also includes earlier regulated elements. It...
Linnamäe hydro-electric power station
This power station, situated in the lower stretch of the Jägala River, was designed in 1917 by Helsinki University professor A. W. Juselius. Construction began in 1922, with the first energy being produced two years later, in April 1924. Attempts were made by retreating Soviet forces to blow up the...
Paldiski railway station main building
The main building of Paldiski railway station, in crown historicist style, was constructed in 1870 to standard 3rd class Baltic railway designs. Although certain of the original decorative elements adorning its overhangs and roof were lost in the 20th century, it remains the best preserved station...
St. George Orthodox Church in Paldiski
St. George Orthodox Church in Paldiski is a typical example of a stone church with classicist baroque roots; it was built between 1784 and 1787.  However, its history dates back further: the Paldiski Apostolic Orthodox congregation, founded in 1721, started when a simple tent was erected as a...
Keila-Joa Hydroelectric Power Plant
The earliest mentions of a water mill at Keila-Joa date back to 1555. In 1928, Keila-Joa hydroelectric power plant began producing electricity; at the same time, there was also a fish farm here, and an old grain mill continued operating. The ancillary buildings of the fish farm were extended in...