The Town Council's Aphothecary is the oldest running pharmacy in Europe, dating back to the 15th century. The first photos of the place can be traced to the late 19th century. The place run by the Burchart (Burchard) family who took care of the pharmacy for 10 generations! Throughout its history, the apothecary was famous for selling unusual things like earthworms, burnt bees, swallow’s nests and bat powder.
Today, the building adds to the historic pulse of the city and everything from its entrance door and its sign to the small museum on the first floor, is a must-see for tourists.
Entrance Ticket Details For Raeapteek
- Admission to the place is Free.
How to Reach Raeapteek
- By Bus: Viru
- By Light Rail/ Tram: Viru
- By Taxi
- By renting a Car / Bike.
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2.95% of people who visit Tallinn include Raeapteek in their plan
50% of people start their Raeapteek visit around 2 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Raeapteek
56.25% of people prefer walking in order to reach Raeapteek