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'''Paldiski''' is a town (population: 4,000) in [[Harjumaa]] county, NW [[Estonia]]. The town is located on the shore of Baltic Sea.
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'''Paldiski''' is a town (population: 4,000) in [[Harjumaa]] county, NW [[Estonia]]on the shore of Baltic Sea.
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==

Revision as of 03:29, 5 June 2009

Paldiski is a town (population: 4,000) in Harjumaa county, NW Estoniaon the shore of Baltic Sea.

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Understand

During Soviet times and early years of independent Estonia, until up to 1994, the city was a “closed city”, i.e., off-limits to foreigners, non-resident Soviet citizens, even non-resident Estonians themselves, because of its military importance. Today, it’s open to everyone and deserves a visit by those interested in the grey-world of Soviet Union.

The scenes taking place in a location introduced to the audience as “somewhere in the former Soviet Union” in the film Lilya 4-Ever were actually shot in Paldiski.

Get in

By train

There is a train service to Tallinn.

By car

Tallinn is 45 km east.

By boat

There are regular ferries between Paldiski’s harbour and Kapellskar, Sweden / Hanko, Finland / Lübeck, Germany.

Get around

See

Do

Buy

  • There are two grocery stores.
  • The locals shop at a few kiosks, located in a dilapidated lot, which sell sausages and other supplies.

Eat

  • The newly renovated train station has a cafe which serves hot food.
  • Hotel Valge Laev has a restaurant/bar.
  • Peetri Toll serves food.

Drink

  • Peetri Toll is a new tavern. [1]
  • There is an alcohol shop.

Sleep

  • Valge Laev, with six guest rooms. [2]
  • There is a new bed & breakfast, Paldiski Tuule B&B. [3]

Contact

Get out


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