List of tallest structures in Estonia

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A list of the tallest structures (over 50 m (160 ft)) in Estonia. This list contains all types of structures.

Name Pinnacle height Image Location Year built Structural type Coordinates Remarks
Koeru TV Mast 349.5 m (1,147 ft) Koeru 1976 Guyed mast 58°58′27.1″N 26°3′24.68″E / 58.974194°N 26.0568556°E / 58.974194; 26.0568556 (Koeru TV Mast)
Valgjärve TV Mast 347 m (1,138 ft) Valgjärve.jpg Valgjärve 1988 Guyed mast 58°5′49.93″N 26°40′41.81″E / 58.0972028°N 26.6782806°E / 58.0972028; 26.6782806 (Valgjärve TV Mast) 187 m above sea level. Highest top of Estonia.
Tallinn TV Tower 314 m (1,030 ft) Tallinn TV tower.JPG Tallinn 1980 Tower (concrete) 59°28′16.4″N 24°53′15.17″E / 59.471222°N 24.8875472°E / 59.471222; 24.8875472 (Tallinn TV Tower)
Kohtla TV Mast 254 m (833 ft) Kohtla-Nõmme 1984 Guyed mast 59°20′53.33″N 27°11′48.75″E / 59.3481472°N 27.1968750°E / 59.3481472; 27.1968750 (Kohtla TV Mast) 247 m [1]
2 Сhimneys of Eesti Power Plant 250 m (820 ft) Эстонская ЭС.jpg Narva 1973 Chimney 59°16′20″N 27°54′8″E / 59.27222°N 27.90222°E / 59.27222; 27.90222 (Eesti Power Plant)
Kavastu Radio Mast 240 m (790 ft) Kavastu 2000 [1]
Chimney of Iru Thermal Power Plant 202.4 m (664 ft) Iru power plant.jpg Maardu 1978 Chimney 59°27′7.24″N 24°55′33.38″E / 59.4520111°N 24.9259389°E / 59.4520111; 24.9259389 (Iru Thermal Power Plant)
Türi Radio Mast 197 m (646 ft) Türi 1937 1937 was the tallest structure in Northern Europe. Blown up in 1941
Pärnu TV Mast 196 m (643 ft) Pärnu 1963 58°22′39″N 24°34′32″E / 58.37750°N 24.57556°E / 58.37750; 24.57556 (Pärnu TV Mast)
Tallinn TV Mast 192 m (630 ft) Tallinn 1955 Dismantled in 1984
Tartu TV Mast 186 m (610 ft) Tartu 1957 58°21′43.53″N 26°42′7.75″E / 58.3620917°N 26.7021528°E / 58.3620917; 26.7021528 (Tartu TV Mast)
2 Сhimneys of Balti Power Plant 180 m (590 ft) Balti Energiajaam korstnad.JPG Narva 1965 Chimney 59°21′11″N 28°7′16″E / 59.35306°N 28.12111°E / 59.35306; 28.12111 (Balti Power Plant)
Orissaare TV Mast 180 m (590 ft) Orissaare 1965 lattice tower 58°33′31″N 23°03′59″E / 58.55861°N 23.06639°E / 58.55861; 23.06639 (Orissaare TV Mast) 3803 KM?
St. Olaf's Church 159 m (522 ft) St Olaf's church, Tallinn, July 2008.jpg Tallinn 1519 59°26′29.23″N 24°44′51.3″E / 59.4414528°N 24.747583°E / 59.4414528; 24.747583 (St. Olaf's Church) 1549–1625 it was the tallest building in the world. 1625 the spire burned down after a lightning strike.
Сhimney of Mustamäe Boiler House 125 m (410 ft) Mustamäe katlamaja (Vinkli tänaval).JPG Tallinn 1963 Chimney
Saue Mast 124.8 m (409 ft) Saue 2001
St. Olaf's Church 123.7 m (406 ft) Tallinn 1519 59°26′29.23″N 24°44′51.3″E / 59.4414528°N 24.747583°E / 59.4414528; 24.747583 (St. Olaf's Church) 1549–1625 it was the tallest building in the world with the height of 159 m (522 ft).
Männamaa transmitter 120 m (390 ft) Männamaa 2008 58°49′48″N 22°37′15″E / 58.83000°N 22.62083°E / 58.83000; 22.62083 (Männamaa transmitter)
Sauvere transmitter >120 m (390 ft) Sauvere 2008 58°22′43″N 22°19′50″E / 58.37861°N 22.33056°E / 58.37861; 22.33056 (Sauvere transmitter)
Haapsalu transmitter 117 m (384 ft) Uuemõisa 58°56′44″N 23°35′16″E / 58.94556°N 23.58778°E / 58.94556; 23.58778 (Haapsalu transmitter)
Swissôtel Tallinn 117 m (384 ft) Tallinn 2007 59°25′58.57″N 24°45′41.59″E / 59.4329361°N 24.7615528°E / 59.4329361; 24.7615528 (Swissôtel Tallinn)
Ellamaa transmitter >116 m (381 ft) Ellamaa 2008 59°01′55″N 24°09′48″E / 59.03194°N 24.16333°E / 59.03194; 24.16333 (Ellamaa transmitter)
Pehka transmitter >116 m (381 ft) Pehka 2008 59°29′24″N 26°20′54″E / 59.49000°N 26.34833°E / 59.49000; 26.34833 (Pehka transmitter)
Radisson Blu Hotel Tallinn 104.8 m (344 ft) Tallinn 2001 59°26′0.52″N 24°45′28.54″E / 59.4334778°N 24.7579278°E / 59.4334778; 24.7579278 (Radisson Blu Hotel Tallinn)
St. Nicholas' Church 105 m (344 ft) Niguliste kirik 2009.jpg Tallinn 1420 59°26′9.57″N 24°44′32.76″E / 59.4359917°N 24.7424333°E / 59.4359917; 24.7424333 (St. Nicholas' Church) Renovated 1984
Kärdla transmitter 103 m (338 ft) Kärdla 1980 58°59′50″N 22°45′56″E / 58.99722°N 22.76556°E / 58.99722; 22.76556 (Kärdla transmitter)
Kristiina transmitter >97 m (318 ft) EU-EE-Tallinn-Kesklinn-Uus Maailm-DVB-T tower.JPG Tallinn 59°25′32″N 24°44′20″E / 59.42556°N 24.73889°E / 59.42556; 24.73889 (Kristiina transmitter)
Kihnu transmitter >97 m (318 ft) Kihnu 58°07′12″N 23°58′23″E / 58.12000°N 23.97306°E / 58.12000; 23.97306 (Kihnu transmitter)
Headquarters of SEB Pank 94.5 m (310 ft) SEB Building in Tallinn.jpg Tallinn 1999 59°26′2.4″N 24°45′38.69″E / 59.434000°N 24.7607472°E / 59.434000; 24.7607472 (Headquarters of SEB Pank)
Chimney of Kehra cellulose factory 90 m (300 ft) Kehra tselluloositehas talvel.JPG Kehra 1938 59°20′28″N 25°20′15″E / 59.34111°N 25.33750°E / 59.34111; 25.33750 (Kehra cellulose factory) Blown up by Soviet forces in 1941
Tigutorn 89.92 m (295.0 ft) Emajõgi Tartus1.JPG Tartu 2008 58°22′35.73″N 26°44′9.38″E / 58.3765917°N 26.7359389°E / 58.3765917; 26.7359389 (Tigutorn)
Sõrve transmitter >89 m (292 ft) Sõrve 1985 58°02′59″N 22°07′44″E / 58.04972°N 22.12889°E / 58.04972; 22.12889 (Sõrve transmitter)
Chimney of Tallinn Power Plant 85 m (279 ft) Tallinn Vista.jpg Tallinn 1948 59°26′40″N 24°45′3″E / 59.44444°N 24.75083°E / 59.44444; 24.75083 (Chimney of former Tallinn Power Plant) old chimney was 102 m [2]
Chimney of Ülemiste Boiler House Chimney - Uelemiste katlamaja korsten 02 08 2011.jpg Tallinn 59°25′30″N 24°46′38″E / 59.42500°N 24.77722°E / 59.42500; 24.77722 (Chimney of Ülemiste Boiler House)
Radisson Blu Hotel Olümpia 84 m (276 ft) Tallinn 1980 59°25′49.15″N 24°45′28.26″E / 59.4303194°N 24.7578500°E / 59.4303194; 24.7578500 (Reval Hotel Olümpia)
Ruhnu transmitter >80 m (260 ft) Ruhnu 57°48′14″N 23°15′30″E / 57.80389°N 23.25833°E / 57.80389; 23.25833 (Ruhnu transmitter)
Koljaku transmitter >80 m (260 ft) Koljaku 2010 59°33′42″N 25°59′27″E / 59.56167°N 25.99083°E / 59.56167; 25.99083 (Koljaku transmitter)
Ruusmäe transmitter >80 m (260 ft) Ruusmäe 57°37′47″N 27°05′37″E / 57.62972°N 27.09361°E / 57.62972; 27.09361 (Ruusmäe transmitter)
Lauli transmitter >80 m (260 ft) Lauli 59°32′48″N 26°07′46″E / 59.54667°N 26.12944°E / 59.54667; 26.12944 (Lauli transmitter)
Chimney of Sillamäe Power Plant 80 m (260 ft) Sillamae sej.jpg Sillamäe 1961 Chimney 59°24′3″N 27°43′21″E / 59.40083°N 27.72250°E / 59.40083; 27.72250 (Chimney of Sillamäe Power Plant) [3]
Many cell phone towers 80 m (260 ft) since 1997
City Plaza 78 m (256 ft) Tallinn Kompassi1.jpg Tallinn 2004 59°26′4.96″N 24°45′30.7″E / 59.4347111°N 24.758528°E / 59.4347111; 24.758528 (City Plaza)
Järvakandi transmitter >78 m (256 ft) Järvakandi 58°47′01″N 24°49′00″E / 58.78361°N 24.81667°E / 58.78361; 24.81667 (Järvakandi transmitter)
Viljandi transmitter >75 m (246 ft) Viljandi 1980 58°20′59″N 25°36′25″E / 58.34972°N 25.60694°E / 58.34972; 25.60694 (Viljandi transmitter)
Paldiski transmitter >75 m (246 ft) Paldiski 59°21′40″N 24°06′33″E / 59.36111°N 24.10917°E / 59.36111; 24.10917 (Paldiski transmitter)
Sokos Hotel Viru 74 m (243 ft) Viru Hotel from Tammsaare park.jpg Tallinn 1972 59°26′11.71″N 24°45′18.07″E / 59.4365861°N 24.7550194°E / 59.4365861; 24.7550194 (Sokos Hotel Viru)
Maakri Maja 71.5 m (235 ft) Maakri tänav 2 Jan 2010.jpg Tallinn 2003 59°25′55.39″N 24°45′34.25″E / 59.4320528°N 24.7595139°E / 59.4320528; 24.7595139 (Maakri Maja)
Kallaste transmitter >70 m (230 ft) Kallaste 2010 58°39′53″N 27°06′55″E / 58.66472°N 27.11528°E / 58.66472; 27.11528 (Kallaste transmitter)
St. Mary's Cathedral 68 m (223 ft) St. Mary's cathedral.jpg Tallinn 1233 59°26′13.5″N 24°44′19.98″E / 59.437083°N 24.7388833°E / 59.437083; 24.7388833 (St. Mary's Cathedral)
Ähijärve transmitter >68 m (223 ft) Ähijärve 57°43′50″N 26°28′45″E / 57.73056°N 26.47917°E / 57.73056; 26.47917 (Ähijärve transmitter)
Vastseliina transmitter >68 m (223 ft) Vastseliina 57°43′17″N 27°16′51″E / 57.72139°N 27.28083°E / 57.72139; 27.28083 (Vastseliina transmitter)
Tartu Cathedral 66 m (217 ft) Flickr - blind.willow - Tartu, Dome Church' ruins.jpg Tartu 1470 58°22′48.7″N 26°42′54″E / 58.380194°N 26.71500°E / 58.380194; 26.71500 (Tartu Cathedral) Towers dismantled in 1760s
Tallinn Town Hall 64 m (210 ft) Tallinn Medieval Town Hall 2008 1.jpg Tallinn 1404 59°26′13.34″N 24°44′44.66″E / 59.4370389°N 24.7457389°E / 59.4370389; 24.7457389 (Tallinn Town Hall)
Narva transmitter >63 m (207 ft) Narva 59°22′52″N 28°11′30″E / 59.38111°N 28.19167°E / 59.38111; 28.19167 (Narva transmitter)
St. John's Church 63 m (207 ft) Eglise Saint-Jean, Tartu.jpg Tartu 1323 58°22′57.54″N 26°43′11.56″E / 58.3826500°N 26.7198778°E / 58.3826500; 26.7198778 (St. John's Church)
Eisma transmitter >60 m (200 ft) Eisma 59°33′36″N 26°17′32″E / 59.56000°N 26.29222°E / 59.56000; 26.29222 (Eisma transmitter)
Abja-Paluoja transmitter >60 m (200 ft) Abja-Paluoja 58°07′49″N 25°23′08″E / 58.13028°N 25.38556°E / 58.13028; 25.38556 (Abja-Paluoja transmitter)
Tartu Radio Mast 60 m (200 ft) Tartu 1927 Blown up in 1941 [2]
Muuga Grain Terminal 60 m (200 ft) Muuga Grain Terminal 12 05 2005.jpg Muuga 59°29′28.54″N 24°57′11.26″E / 59.4912611°N 24.9531278°E / 59.4912611; 24.9531278 (Muuga Grain Terminal)
Charles' Church 59.2 m (194 ft) St. Charles's Church, Tallinn - 2009.JPG Tallinn 1882 59°25′54.97″N 24°44′19.92″E / 59.4319361°N 24.7388667°E / 59.4319361; 24.7388667 (Charles' Church)
St. Peter's Church 56 m (184 ft) St Peters Lutheran Church in Tartu01.JPG Tartu 1890 58°23′24.62″N 26°43′42.61″E / 58.3901722°N 26.7285028°E / 58.3901722; 26.7285028 (St. Peter's Church)
Osten Tor 55.6 m (182 ft) Tondi tänava algus.jpg Tallinn 2006 59°24′51.01″N 24°44′19.55″E / 59.4141694°N 24.7387639°E / 59.4141694; 24.7387639 (Osten Tor)
Al Mare I Stroomi rand.jpg Tallinn 2009 59°25′37.56″N 24°39′21.8″E / 59.4271000°N 24.656056°E / 59.4271000; 24.656056 (Al Mare I)
Fahle Maja 55 m (180 ft) Tselluloosi- ja paberivabriku tselluloositsehh 2.jpg Tallinn 2006 59°25′30.54″N 24°46′52.27″E / 59.4251500°N 24.7811861°E / 59.4251500; 24.7811861 (Fahle Maja)
Pirita tee 26F 55 m (180 ft) Tallinn 2009 tourist pictures 0033.JPG Tallinn 2003 59°26′50.85″N 24°48′32.19″E / 59.4474583°N 24.8089417°E / 59.4474583; 24.8089417 (Pirita tee 26F)
Baltika brick factory chimney 55 m (180 ft) Tallinn  ? Chimney demolished in 1937[4]
Haanja transmitter >55 m (180 ft) Haanja 57°43′22″N 27°03′16″E / 57.72278°N 27.05444°E / 57.72278; 27.05444 (Haanja transmitter)
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral Alexander-Newski-Kathedrale.JPG Tallinn 1900 59°26′8.83″N 24°44′21.93″E / 59.4357861°N 24.7394250°E / 59.4357861; 24.7394250 (Alexander Nevsky Cathedral)
St. John's Church Vabaduse väljak 2009.jpg Tallinn 1867 59°26′1.74″N 24°44′42.34″E / 59.4338167°N 24.7450944°E / 59.4338167; 24.7450944 (St. John's Church)
St. Mary's Church Tartu Maarja kiriku esine 2.jpg Tartu 1842 58°22′35.17″N 26°43′0.06″E / 58.3764361°N 26.7166833°E / 58.3764361; 26.7166833 (St. Mary's Church) Bombed in 1941
Nordea Maja 54.2 m (178 ft) Nordea Maja Tallinn 01 08 2011.jpg Tallinn 2009 59°25′53.03″N 24°45′37.4″E / 59.4313972°N 24.760389°E / 59.4313972; 24.760389 (Nordea Maja)
Church of the Holy Ghost 53 m (174 ft) Helligåndskirken Tallinn Estland 1.JPG Tallinn 1363 59°26′17.11″N 24°44′44.43″E / 59.4380861°N 24.7456750°E / 59.4380861; 24.7456750 (Church of Holy Spirit)
Pakri Lighthouse 52.3 m (172 ft) Pakri tuletorn, 2007.jpg Paldiski 1889 Lighthouse 59°23′15″N 24°02′16″E / 59.38750°N 24.03778°E / 59.38750; 24.03778 (Pakri Lighthouse)
Emajõe Business Centre 52 m (171 ft) Pläsku in oct 2008.JPG Tartu 1998 58°22′43.26″N 26°43′52.19″E / 58.3786833°N 26.7311639°E / 58.3786833; 26.7311639 (Emajõe Business Centre)
Ministry of Finance 52 m (171 ft) Tallinn UusMaailm1.jpg Tallinn 1977
Postimehe Maja 52 m (171 ft) Tallinn 2000 59°25′57.21″N 24°45′37.94″E / 59.4325583°N 24.7605389°E / 59.4325583; 24.7605389 (Postimehe Maja)
Sõrve Lighthouse 52 m (171 ft) Sorve tuletorn.JPG Sääre, Torgu Parish 1960 Lighthouse 57°54′35″N 22°3′19″E / 57.90972°N 22.05528°E / 57.90972; 22.05528 (Sõrve Lighthouse)
Hermann Castle 51 m (167 ft) Нарвский замок 2.jpg Narva 1347 59°22′32.4″N 28°12′4.77″E / 59.375667°N 28.2013250°E / 59.375667; 28.2013250 (Hermann Castle)
Kentmanni II Tallinn 2009
Delta Plaza Delta plaza.jpg Tallinn 2008 59°24′9.38″N 24°43′49.66″E / 59.4026056°N 24.7304611°E / 59.4026056; 24.7304611 (Delta Plaza)
Toompea Castle 50.2 m (165 ft) ToompeaCastle.jpg Tallinn 1371 59°26′6.66″N 24°44′13.28″E / 59.4351833°N 24.7370222°E / 59.4351833; 24.7370222 (Toompea Castle)
EPA Torn 50 m (160 ft) Tartu 1976 58°23′15.3″N 26°41′43.09″E / 58.387583°N 26.6953028°E / 58.387583; 26.6953028 (EPA Torn)
Sõpruse pst 222 50 m (160 ft) Tallinn 1991
Kalevipoja 10 50 m (160 ft) Tallinn 1989
Koorti 18 50 m (160 ft) EU-EE-TLN-LAS-Laagna-15-storey living house.JPG Tallinn 1992
Pinna 19 50 m (160 ft) Tallinn 1991
Peetri plats 20 Narva SEB.jpg Narva 59°22′36.22″N 28°11′38.2″E / 59.3767278°N 28.193944°E / 59.3767278; 28.193944 (Peetri plats 20)
Toompea Castle 45 m (148 ft)[5] ToompeaCastle.jpg Tallinn 1371 59°26′6.66″N 24°44′13.28″E / 59.4351833°N 24.7370222°E / 59.4351833; 24.7370222 (Toompea Castle)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Levira
  2. ^ Mälestised • 27916 Tallinna elektrijaama korsten (est.)
  3. ^ Sillamäe Power Plant {{Country data {{{1}}} | flaglink/core | variant = | size = | name = | altlink = national rugby union team | altvar = rugby union }}
  4. ^ Baltika tellistest ehitatud majad on tänaseni hea tervise juures
  5. ^ Riigikogu hoone ja Toompea loss, 06.12.2005