The River Pirita, Estonian: Pirita jõgi is a 105 km, 65 mile long river in northern Estonia that drains into Tallinn Bay being part of the Gulf of Finland, at Pirita, Tallinn. The basin area of the Pirita is 799 km².
Pirtita is to the north of Tallinn city centre and has a popular beach, adventure park and yacht harbour, Pirita is Tallinn's destination for summer fun. A district, only a few kilometres from the city centre it is also an area of breathtakingly beautiful nature with the refreshing scent of pine trees.
In the early 20th century, this seaside area began to develop into a destination for rides and bathing at the weekend, and the sandy beach is still a huge draw whenever the weather turns warm in summer.