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Unreal experience!

If you ever get the chance, do go!! I visited on the first Saturday of September 2018. I took a... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
Helsinki, Finland
Beautiful area, unique experience

Definitely worth visiting. We hiked around the lake (which is also quite beautiful) and went... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Berlin, Germany
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“prison site”(2 reviews)
“clear water”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Vasalemma, Estonia
+372 5887 3378
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The view is breathtaking but the gate is closed so you have to smugle in and be aware of the guard..

Thank Rasa M
Reviewed September 13, 2018

If you ever get the chance, do go!! I visited on the first Saturday of September 2018. I took a train from Tallinn (3.20€) with my bicycle and rode the 6 km from Vasalemma station to Rummu. Getting into the former prison site was easy,...More

Thank Reissunainen
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We were very excited to visit the ruins of the prison and unfortunately due to misinformation on the website of the attraction itself we ended up taking a two hour taxi drive for no reason as all we saw was a barbed wire fence with...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Definitely worth visiting. We hiked around the lake (which is also quite beautiful) and went swimming at the prison site. Entry to the abandoned prison site is 3€, and in August 2018 the gates opened daily at 12:00. You get a wristband and can basically...More

Thank fiska-fiska
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Went there last tuesday, we arrived at noon and they were just opening the gates. For three euros/persons you could walk straight in and save you the walk and climb. People were even parking inside later in the afternoon. Such a cool place, highly recommend...More

1  Thank Patrick O
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Although it's officially closed for visitors, lots of people still go there. It's a cool place with interesting history, definitely recommend to go there to enjoy picturesque and odd landscape. Although people should be aware it's actually forbided to go there and sometimes a guy...More

1  Thank Maarja k
Reviewed June 28, 2018

I'm a scuba diver and after I read an article on russian diving forum tetis.ru about this amazing dive site two years ago I decided that must to go there and dive there. Speaking in advance - yes, it was absolutely great and my expectations...More

1  Thank Andrey C
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Very strange but beautiful place. It's around 40 hour by car. There is a small village and then you can find the former prison walls and gates on your left hand side, be aware that you are trespassing the place as it's forbidden to visit...More

Thank Vilija R
Reviewed October 23, 2017

It's a bit hard to reach with a car, because road is not very great, but there is a small parking space at the end of the prison wall. Technically you aren't allowed to go there as it's private territory, but there were lots of...More

1  Thank Matiss Z
Reviewed October 2, 2017

I was here because we with friends gave a gift to each other. Gift was diving in this place. But when we where there we understood that the great weather and place need to be enjoyed fully so we stayed after at the beech. Really...More

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Priscila P
August 2, 2018|
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Response from Andrey C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Priscilla, I'm not sure, but here transport.tallinn.ee/#bus/en you can find information regarding buses and their schedules. Regarding your question about best time to visit Rummu - it depends on what you are going to... More