Vanalinn, Tallinn, Tallinna linn, Eesti
Tallinn's Old Town is one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Tallinn Town Hall Square
Raekoja plats, Tallinn, Tallinna linn, EestiVisit their website.
Town Hall Square has been a market place and the centre of this old Hanseatic town since the Middle Ages. As a square it plays an important role today as well - in summer it is filled with outdoor cafes, plays host to the Old Town Days and other medieval festivals, is a venue for open air concerts and fairs and more.
Toompea, Tallinn, Tallinna linn, Eesti
Toompea (from German: Domberg, "Cathedral Hill") is a limestone hill in the central part of the city of Tallinn. Today Toompea is the center of the Government of Estonia and the Riigikogu (parliament), both of which are often simply referred to as Toompea.
Estonian National Opera
Estonia teater, Tallinn, Tallinna linn, EestiVisit their website.
Estonian National Opera is the national opera company of Estonia. The company produces a lively and varied season which includes operas, ballet's and operettas/musicals with over 500 people currently work at the Estonian National Opera.
Kiek in de Kök
Kiek in de Kök ja Bastionikäigud, Komandandi tee, Tallinn, EestiVisit their website.
The tower Kiek in de Kök together with the tunnels of the Ingrian and Swedish bastions is an exciting part of Tallinn historical fortifications. The exhibition of "Kiek in de Kök and Bastion Passages" reopened in March 2010, takes the visitor to a time journey that begins in 1219 and offers experience, information and entertainment.
Museum of Occupations
Okupatsioonide muuseum, Tallinn, Tallinna linn, EestiVisit their website.
The Museum of Occupations provides a comprehensive overview of Estonian society during three periods of occupation: the first Soviet occupation 1940–1941, the German occupation 1941–1944, and the second Soviet occupation 1944–1991.
Estonian History Museum
Suurgildi hoone Tallinnas, Pikk, Tallinn, EestiVisit their website.
Welcome to the Great Guild Hall – enjoy a modern museum environment, exhibitions, educational programmes and workshops. The Estonian History Museum’s building has been awarded the European Heritage Label.
Viru Keskus shopping center
Viru Keskus, Viru väljak, Kesklinn, Tallinn, Tallinna linn, EestiVisit their website.
Viru Keskus is Estonia’s most frequently visited fashion and entertainment centre, a valued meeting place and diverse venue for cultural, fashion and entertainment events in the heart of Tallinn. Viru Keskus has over 100 shops and service outlets.
St. Catherine's Passage
Katariina käik, Tallinn, Tallinna linn, EestiVisit their website.
Easily the most picturesque of Old Town's lanes, this half-hidden walkway runs behind what used to be St. Catherine's Church. What makes the passage particularly interesting is that it's home to the St. Catherine's Guild, a collection of craft workshops where artists use traditional methods to create and sell glassware, hats, quilts, ceramics, jewellery, hand-painted silk and other wares.
Hotell Viru & KGB muuseum, Viru väljak, Tallinn, Tallinna linn, EestiVisit their website.
In Soviet times it was rumoured that the KGB had files on everyone and that they operated in the Viru Hotel. The latter rumour turned out to be true, as you will see on this fascinating tour.
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Aleksander Nevski katedraal, Lossi plats, Tallinn, EestiVisit their website.
The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is an orthodox cathedral in the Tallinn Old Town. The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is Tallinn's largest and grandest orthodox cupola cathedral. It is dedicated to Saint Alexander Nevsky who in 1242 won the Battle of the Ice on Lake Peipus, in the territorial waters of present-day Estonia.