Tallinn is the capital of Estonia and a historic city dating back to the medieval times. Although the town has seen many battles and wars in the past centuries, it is considered the best-preserved Old Town in Northern Europe and listed as a UNESCO's World Heritage site.
Points of Interest
This famous 38m high cannon tower was one of the era's mightiest defensive bastions houses an extensive museum of the town's fortifications, weapons and medieval era life.
Toompea Hill is home to some of Tallinn's oldest architectural wonders and home to Palace Square. Make sure to check out the view points, some of which offer great views over the city.
Visit this spectacular classic onion domed 19th century Russian Orthodox church which dominates Palace Square, the interior is filled with mosaics and icons and is certainly worth a visit.
This grand, Baroque palace was founded by Peter the Great in 1718, now houses the Art Museum of Estonia's foreign collection. The manicured gardens and flowerbeds are ideal for taking a relaxed stroll.
These two remaining picturesque towers were part of the defence system of Tallinn city wall built in the 14th century and have become a symbol of the town.
The Town Hall was built in 1402 and has been a highlight of the city ever since, the square hosts open air concerts, festivals, craft fairs and medieval markets.