The ruins of the St. Birgitta Convent

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“One of Pirita’s most interesting sights. A valuable example of 15th – 16th-century architecture, the convent has been entered on the list of the Soviet Union’s most remarkable architectural monuments. The building was ruined in the 16th century, during the Livonian War.”

– T. Tomberg, Photo Guide Tallinn, Planeta Publishers, Moscow, 1982 (Photographs by V. Salmre)