Kalamaja is renowned for its well-preserved wooden houses and innovative museums and tourist attractions. It is the home of the Energy Discovery Centre, Seaplane Harbour, PROTO Invention Factory and Kai Art Centre. Definitely visit the Kalamaja Museum if you wish to learn more about the history of Kalamaja. You will find many Estonian design shops, the photo museum Fotografiska Tallinn and enjoyable restaurants in Telliskivi Creative City. Kalamaja is just a short walk from the Old Town, but it is also possible to get there by bus and tram.
You can enjoy authentic village life and view exotic animals in Rocca al Mare. The grounds of a former summer manor are home to the Estonian Open Air Museum, which showcases traditional life in an Estonian village. The museum is the owner of approximately 80 buildings from the 19th and 20th centuries, including farms, mills, fishing sheds, a village school, a chapel, a fire station and many others. All festivals on the Estonian national calendar are celebrated here, starting with Shrove Tuesday and ending with Christmas. Museum visitors can join in with the spirited folk celebrations.
Another significant tourist attraction to see in Rocca al Mare is the Tallinn Zoo with its rich fauna. Located in a naturally beautiful and species-rich park forest, the zoo has the most exciting collection of animals in any Nordic country!