The Estonian Art Museum in Tallinn has been a landmark and enjoy's an international reputation since it opened in 2006. swissinfo.ch
Situated between the harbour and the old town of Tallinn the Rotermann quarter is one of the fastest evolving areas in Estonia's capital.
New life to dilapidated industrial buildings. The Rotermann quarter is not only a commercial and cultural centre, but is a residential area with modern architecture.
The former factory complex was off limits and became industrial wasteland during the Soviet occupation.
Cobblestone alleys in the nearby old town of Tallinn, which was named a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1997.
The Town Hall sqaure of Tallinn is a tourist attraction.
The indoor market is a meeting point for the locals.
Luxury in steel and glass: Swissotel building in Tallinn.
Architectural remains from the Soviet era on the outskirts of Tallinn.
Access to the sea often remains blocked as Tallinn waits for more investors.
A tower with a view of the Baltic Sea in the spa Haapsalu on Estonia's west coast.
HaapsaIu was known as a resort for well-off and sophisticated guests in the late 19th century. The waterside promenade has been renovated.
The casino is an architectural witness from the golden days of Haapsalu.
The casino restaurant was refurbished in the grand style of 1898.
An emerging country.
This content was published on July 23, 2010 - 11:44
Estonia's economy was dealt a severe blow by the global economic crisis. The capital, Tallinn, is still booming and efforts are being made to restore the country's architectural heritage suppressed during Soviet rule. (Text/photos: Andreas Keiser, swissinfo.ch)