5 Instagram-Worthy Sunrise Spots In Tallinn, Estonia

by Travelature Team

Get Lost in the cultural hub of Estonia’s Real-World Fairy Tale Landscapes and magical scenes. 

Tallinn is a city that you can visit any time of the year and is very beautiful and photogenic. If you are going and want to see some of the best 5 Instagram-Worthy Sunrise Spots In Tallinn, then keep reading.

This Estonian capital is full of stunning buildings and convenient locations. So much so that when you visit, you will want to catch the dawn of this place. 

Every corner of this city act as the perfect muse and background for your Instagram feed. Come out early in the morning to capture the quiet streets and to potentially get a nice sunrise.

So you have your camera and your game face. Are you ready to shoot the better sunrise photos? Here is a list of the best 5 Instagram-Worthy Sunrise Spots In Tallinn for photography.

Mündi Street

Experience the first rays of sunlight in one of the shortest streets of Tallinn

Source: TravelAndDestinations.com

Address: Mündi, 10123 Tallinn, Estonia

Opening hours: 24 hours, Daily

Toompea Hill

Climb Toompea Hill to witness the aerial view of tallinn old town with rising sun cast a rosy hue across the morning sky

Image by Richard via flickr

Getting there:

  • Bus: Balti jam
  • Train: Baltic Station Balti jaam
  • Light Rail/ Tram: Balti jaam
  • By Taxi
  • By renting a Car/Bike.

Address: Toompea, 10130 Tallinn, Estonia

Opening hours: The Hill can be visited any time of the day.

Castle tours: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Daily

Stroomi Beach

Dawn in Stroomi Beach. This child-friendly swimming beach in north Tallinn turns into a busy suburban oasis each summer.

Image by Anita via flickr

Getting there: If you are taking the train, the nearest station is the Khatib (NS14). From there, bus services 39, 85, 851, 852, 853, 854, 855, 857, 858, and 965 will take you to the nearest bus stop, situated on Lentor Avenue.

Address: Yishun Ave 1, Lower Seletar Reservoir Park, Singapore 769139

Opening hours: 24 hours, Daily

Patkuli Viewing Platform

Autumn sunrise scene from Patkuli viewing point situated in one of the most ancient parts of Tallinn

Source: Tallinna Ettevõtlusameti turismiosakond

Getting there: There are a few ways that you can reach the Patkul viewing platform from the Old Town; ‘

  • Climb the Toompea stairway: The are 157 steps leading up from Snelli Park up to the viewpoint. This is the quickest way from below but can be tiring.
  • Take the scenic route: If you’re coming from the Old Town you can make your way up to Toompea Hill through the Danish Kings Garden and up towards the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. From here the Patkuli viewing platform is a few minutes away.

Address: Rahukohtu, 10130 Tallinn, Estonia

Opening hours: 24 hours, Daily


Wonderful misty atmosphere and ascent of the sun above the horizon in the morning here in Pirita!

Image by Kaupo Kalda

Getting there: This shallow beach is in Pelguranna, a neighbourhood favoured by Tallinn’s Russian community. Broad and shallow, there’s a distinct local buzz in summer when cafes open, beach volleyball is played, and the waters are patrolled (June to August). The beach is located 3km due west of Old Town (a 20-minute ride on bus 40 from Viru Keskus or bus 3 from Mere puiestee on the northeast side of the Old Town).

Address: Pelguranna tn 58, Tallinn

Opening hours: 6 am to 9 pm, Daily

So, get alone time with nature and focus on your thoughts, feelings and express yourself better in the capital city of Estonia. Do not forget to plan and go with the right equipment.

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