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==Buy==
 
==Buy==
 
* There are two grocery stores.
 
* There are two grocery stores.
* The locals shop at a few metal kiosks which sell sausages and other supplies, located in a dilapidated lot.
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* The locals shop at a few kiosks, located in a dilapidated lot, which sell sausages and other supplies.
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
 
* The newly renovated train station has a cafe which serves hot food.
 
* The newly renovated train station has a cafe which serves hot food.
* Peetri Toll serves food.
 
 
* Hotel Valge Laev has a restaurant/bar.
 
* Hotel Valge Laev has a restaurant/bar.
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* Peetri Toll serves food.
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
 
* '''Peetri Toll''' is a new tavern. [http://peetritoll.ee/]
 
* '''Peetri Toll''' is a new tavern. [http://peetritoll.ee/]
* There is an alcohol store.
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* There is an alcohol shop.
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==

Revision as of 20:21, 13 October 2008

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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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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