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Photo Credit: St. Bridget's Convent

THE VENUE FOR OUTDOOR PERFORMANCES

Founded in 1407 as part of a Swedish religious order, St. Bridget’s was the largest convent in the Livonian territories. It operated here until the forces of Ivan the Terrible destroyed it during the Livonian War in 1577. The walls of the main structure are still standing, making it an excellent venue for outdoor performances, various events and receptions. The new St. Bridget convent, built next to the magnificent ruins of the old convent, was opened in 2001. This venue is well-suited for gatherings as it offers three meeting rooms and a 23-room guest house.

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Photo Credit: St. Bridget's Convent

The idea to restore the Pirita Convent came about soon after the restoration of Estonia’s independence, following half a century of occupation. The Bridgettines visited Estonia prior to the restoration of independence. Mother Teresa Perciaccante – head of the Bridgettine Convent in Turu, Finland – had already visited Estonia in 1990, participating in the memorial mass in Tallinn for Bishop Eduard. In the pivotal year of 1991 for Estonia, Mother Teresa – along with six Bridgettines – was once again in Tallinn, participating in the celebration of the 550th anniversary of the Pirita Convent on 30 June. Even so, it took some more time before the idea to restore the Bridgettine Convent in Tallinn began to take shape.

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Photo Credit: St. Bridget's Convent

GET IN TOUCH

St. Bridget’s Convent
Merivälja tee 18
Tallinn, Estonia

T: +372 605 5044
E: pirita@osss.ee
W: http://www.piritaklooster.ee

FIND OUT MORE

Visit Tallinn Convention Bureau
Kaarli pst1 / Roosikrantsi 2
Tallinn, 10119

T: +372 640 4414
E: convention@visittallinn.ee
W: www.visittallinn.ee

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