Tallinn has many very good shopping centres. For the shopper, there is a huge selection of fashion, home and interior design stores, as well as speciality shops. You can also spend time in the malls having virtual reality adventures, unwinding in the huge indoor play parks or enjoying a good meal.
We’ve listed below the 11 best shopping centres in Tallinn and a brief description of what you’ll find in each.
1. Ülemiste Centre is the largest shopping centre in Estonia
Ülemiste-keskus is still the biggest and grandest of Tallinn’s shopping malls. Ülemiste is home to well-known chain stores, including Zara Home. The shopping centre also has several home and interior design stores, shoe shops, an indoor playground for children and many good restaurants. Ülemistee has also recently been opened by the American fast food chain KFC. If you want to shop in one place, Ülemiste is the place to go, because it has everything. You can find all the shops , services and restaurants on the shopping centre’s website.
Address: Suur-Sõjamäe 4
2. Arsenal Centre in North Tallinn has outlet stores
Arsenal is a shopping centre in North Tallinn, renovated from an old ammunition factory. This small shopping centre is home to a concentration of outlet stores, where you can buy products from Guess, Calvin Klein and Converse at low prices. Outlets such as Ivo Nikkolo and Tallink Moe can be found in this shopping centre. Arsenal also has a few good restaurants and cafes, Tallinn’s best sea food store and the Uuskasutuskeskus flea market. Arsenal is also a short walk from Noblessner, where you’ll find lots of fun things to do and see. For opening hours and more information, visit the shopping centre’s website.
Osoite: Erika 14
3. The food court at Viru Keskus is amazing!
Viru keskus is surely the shopping centre most familiar to everyone. Its central location is especially convenient for day cruisers. In the Viru Centre, it’s worth a visit to the luxurious Crème de la Créme Haute Parfumerie, which has deservedly gained a cult following. Of course, the huge cosmetics and fashion department at Kaubamaja also offers a huge range of products. For more information, visit the Viru Keskus website. The recently renovated Viru Centre has a world’s best bookshop and a truly delicious food court.
Osoite: Viru väljak 4/6
4. T1 shopping centre is a children’s favourite
T1 Mall of Tallinn is the newest and perhaps most ambitious shopping centre in the city. The mall is located a stone’s throw from the Ülemiste shopping centre. You can easily visit both malls on the same trip. T1’s selection is focused on speciality shops, with very few chain stores. Especially for families with children, T1 is a great choice, as the Skypark is a fantastic indoor playground with a huge trampoline park. Europe’s largest Ferris wheel on the roof of the shopping centre is a great place to admire the scenery. Check out the shopping centre’s website to see what it has to offer and its opening hours.
Address: Peterburi tee 2
5. Solaris has a special focus on Estonian designThe compact Solaris shopping centre, close to the city centre, offers selected shops and an excellent grocery store. A few shops selling Estonian design are concentrated there. The Estonian Design House, for example, has a selection of fun design items, jewellery and clothes. On the ground floor of Solaris, you’ll find a huge grocery store with some of the more unusual delicacies.
Address: Estonia pst. 9
6. Nautica is in the harbour and you can easily visit it on a day cruise from Helsinki
Nautica shopping centre serves the Port of Tallinn. A stone’s throw from Terminal D, the shopping centre offers fashion outlets, restaurants and fun things to do. The shopping centre has a huge cosmetics store Tradehouse, with products for professionals, fashion-oriented shops, lots of shoe shops and a big Rimi. If you like cheese, Nautica also has the Cheese King, where you can buy delicious cheeses to go with your wine. Read more on the Nautica website.
Address: Ahtri 9
7. Kristiine Keskus is a shopping centre near the A. Le Coq Arena
The Kristiine Shopping Centre is a little further away from the city centre. This medium sized shopping centre is home to fashion-oriented chain stores and a large Prisma. Kristiine Keskus recently opened the city’s second KFC. The shopping centre also houses the O’Learys Events Centre, where you can find fun things to do for the whole family. You can check the opening hours on the Kristiine Centre website.
Address: Endla 45
8. Rocca Al Mare can be found in Mustamäki
Rocca Al Mare is located in Mustamäki, about eight kilometres from the city centre. The large shopping centre has a wide range of stores specialising in fashion, home, interior design and cosmetics. Rocca Al Mare is located in the same direction as the Tallinn Zoo and the Open Air Museum. The large Elamus Spa in Mustamäki is also nearby.
Address: Vabaõhumuuseumi tee 12
9. Foorum is a small shopping centre right in the centre of Tallinn
The Forum is a small shopping centre right next to the Viru Centre. There are small specialty shops in the Forum. Foorum is a small but very stylish shopping centre. There are also some nice restaurants. Read more on the Foorum website.
Osoite: Narva mnt. 5
10. Postimaja is a small and compact shopping centre
The Postimaja shopping centre is located directly opposite the Viru Centre. This small shopping mall has H&M and a few other fashion-oriented shops, Rimi and a couple of restaurants.
Address: Narva mnt. 1
11. Home products from Järve Keskus
Järve Keskus is a large shopping centre dedicated to home furnishing. Järve Keskus also has garden shops. If you’re decorating your home or renovating, Järve Keskus is likely to have everything you need and a little more. Find out more on the shopping centre’s website.
Address: Pärnu mnt. 238