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Hidden artisan retreat

Master's Courtyard

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Why locals love it

One of the most medieval looking alleys in the whole of Tallinn, complete with giant old tombstones hanging on the walls. If we locals sometimes forget that Tallinn is totally medieval, this street definitely reminds us.

Why you should visit it

It can be a little tricky to find it. You need to be walking north on Vene street while scanning the walls to your right for a small gateway. If you reach the Kloostri Ait restaurant, then you need to turn around and try again. If you're stealthy enough you'll catch the little artisan shops that have no time to run and hide anymore.

Special tip

Pierre chocolaterie! For sure!

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Lovely spot out of the wind. The best hot chocolate! A string quartet when we visited and gorgeous craft shop.
May 3, 2019
Very cute courtyard in old town, worth checking it out.
March 29, 2017
Is this the same as the St Catherine's Passage?
February 10, 2018
Hi Toni! No it's not the same, but they are quite close to each other.
February 13, 2018
I adore this place) and you can always find amazing art masterpieces of local artists there
June 24, 2015
Little hidden place in old town with artsy vibe and cozy cafe.
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April 10, 2012

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