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Kalma Saun

Vana Kalamja 9A Sauna, Tallinn, Estonia
+372 627 1811
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interesting experience

Traditional saunna so hot (it is said to exceed 93 degrees C)with kind of branched wipping... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Kenneth K
via mobile
Authentic working class sauna

Kalma is a public sauna of the old type, somewhat comparable to Arla and Kotinharju in Helsinki... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
via mobile
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“public sauna” (3 reviews)
“birch” (3 reviews)
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Vana Kalamja 9A Sauna, Tallinn, Estonia
+372 627 1811
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Traditional saunna so hot (it is said to exceed 93 degrees C)with kind of branched wipping yourself. it is similar to Russian banya

Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Kalma is a public sauna of the old type, somewhat comparable to Arla and Kotinharju in Helsinki, though not that clean. Entry is 9 euro and you can rent a towel and buy a plastic seating mat (advisable as the sauna banks are hot) for...More

Thank TheFlyingSuitcase
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This place is authentic public sauna. Lot's of Russian decent locals who eat and relax there. Main sauna is pretty hot. Steam sauna was almost unused. Cheap snacks and beer though the admission is 10 euros.

Thank Edelfelt
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Are you a tourist? Here's what you need to know: The price of a towel and a seating mat are not included, so be sure to buy them (not expensive, maybe 1 Euro each). I was visiting from a cruise ship and stayed here for...More

1  Thank NickIFE
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Kalma Saun is very much a place for locals but foreigners like myself seem quite welcome. Its a very hot, wood-fired sauna so I would recommend bringing a sauna hat for comfort; most of the locals wear them (and of course nothing else). You can...More

Thank Kilmolin
Reviewed 2 June 2015

In a building built during the first Estonian republic, 1928, you will find a place where locals (and few tourists mainly from Russia) enjoy the escape from the harsh weather. During the sauna session there are rooms where you can eat and drink your own...More

Thank Credoc
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Traditional public sauna with whisking and quite many locals having zakuska and staying at the sauna for many hours. Wood heated stove in the men's side. Cheap drinks served (also own beers and ciders allowed).

1  Thank Mako67
Reviewed 10 April 2013 via mobile

Having experienced Finnish saunas over 10 years ago and keeping great memories of it, I wanted to relive the experience in neighbouring Estonia. Although I didn't use the birch branches to flagellate, I had a great time! Start a conversation and you'll find people are...More

3  Thank DwithoutK
Reviewed 22 December 2012

Both traditional finnis sauna and turkish steam sauna. Meeting place for big bad boys. Lobby bar and sauna beer in dressng room,

7  Thank Antti R
Reviewed 20 July 2011

Great experience. Grab a wad of birch and flagellate. Dont be put off by the grumpy reception lady. The other staff are nice

3  Thank Dion100
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