Sadama ( German for 'port' ) is a district (Estonian asum ) of the Estonian capital Tallinn. It is located in the district Kesklinn ( "downtown" ).

Description and History

Sadama has 2,442 inhabitants (as of 1 May 2010).

Passenger Port of Tallinn

In Sadama there is the Passenger Port of Tallinn. He is called in Estonian Vanasadam ( " Althafen "). The port code is EE VAN.

From there regular ferries across the Baltic Sea to Helsinki, Stockholm and St. Petersburg. The 23 quays spread over an area of ​​529,000 square meters. The waters of the harbor is 759,000 square meters.

The port is one of five ports managed by the state port company " Port of Tallinn " ( Tallinna Sadam ) are operated.


From the Soviet period, the main building of the University of Tallinn and the Tallinn's main post office come. In the district of many modern residential and commercial buildings have emerged after regaining of Estonian independence since the 1990s, among other things, which opened in March 2001 multiplex cinema Coca -Cola Plaza.

In Sadama are also dedicated in 2007 New Synagogue of the Estonian capital and a historic church of the Estonian Apostolic Orthodox Church ( Eesti Apostlik - Õigeusu Kirik ) from the 18th century.


Tallinn Passenger Port (Terminal D)

The so-called " pilot house " with modern apartments and shops

The " Rottermann'sche salt warehouse ", now the seat of the Estonian Architecture Museum

Port architecture that now houses restaurants, clubs and shops

Main building of the University of Tallinn

Central Post Office Tallinn

New Synagogue

Orthodox church of the 18th century