st. catherine's passage is a narrow lane from alexander nevsky cathedral to lower tallinn. this narrow passage is the best way to walk back to old town square from toompea hill. it is a pretty good hike from lower tallinn to the alexander nevsky cathedral and the attractions of toompea hill. the walk takes about 30 minutes or you can take a cab for about $5. st. catherine's passage is quite steep going up the hill but it is a pleasant walk going down.
St.Catherine’s Passage is a landmark combining master craftsmen’s workshops with a medieval atmosphere. Catherine’s passage (Katariina kaik) connects Vene and Muurivahe streets. You can see the remaining portions of St. Catherine’s Church in the northern part of the passage.
St. Catherine’s Passage is a small and very charming street where you can find many craftmen's workshops where you can watch artists and craftmens practice their craft daily.
The finished products are really worth seeing, and if you are looking for some not too expensive but really artistic pieces of craftmanship, this is the place to go!
One place you need to see is this tiny street:
Its name is Katariina Käik. There's a fine Italian restaurant (though quite expensive), too. But mainly it's about the beautiful street and the stones from the old dominican monastery that are placed on one wall.
A spectacular place where you can find different master workshops surrounded by the medieval atmosphere. The Passage connects Vene and Muurivahe streets. In St. Catherine`s Passage there are original countryard dwellings with view of the Dominican Monastery.