Hara Submarine Base – Estonia - Atlas Obscura

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Hara Submarine Base

A decommissioned submarine base makes a great space for graffiti art. 


Once occupied by an invading Soviet invasion force, the abandoned submarine base near Hara, Estonia is now being invaded by urban explorers and the curious.

Hara Submarine base was built by the Russian military between 1956 and 1958 and was used while they occupied Estonia until they fled in 1991 around the time of Estonian independence. The site has since fallen into disrepair and while the concrete foundations remain, the buildings have been gutted. The pier-like ruins are now a favorite location for anyone on an urban safari.

Know Before You Go

On the coast, down a little track that says there is CCTV! There is a booth now, and an admission fee of 6 EUR is required.

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