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  • 1 Tallinn Old Town Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Raekoja Plats EST - Tallinn

    Tallinn's old town (or lower town) remains as active as it has always been, ever since the 13C when it teemed with merchants and artisans. Town Hall Square, the hub of Vanalinn, the fine medieval buildings, Hanseatic houses bearing witness to a rich ..

  • 2 Town Hall Square Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Raekoja Plats EST - Tallinn

    As the name suggests, this huge square is dominated by the imposing town hall, its bell tower (64m high) overlooking fine stone merchants' houses built in the Middle Ages. Café terraces have today replaced the market stalls of bygone days, although a..

  • 3 Kohtu Viewpoint Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    Kohtu EST - Tallinn

    The Kohtu viewpoint offers one of the best views imaginable over the red roofs of the old town dotted by bell towers; beyond, the glass skyscrapers of new Tallinn act as a contrasting backdrop. In the distance, the view takes in the bay of Tallinn (a..

  • 4 View from Patkuli Belvedere Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    Patkuli 5 5 EST - Tallinn

    From the Patkula belvedere (n°5 on the street of the same name), visitors can enjoy a spectacular view over the ramparts surrounding the lower town.

  • 5 Church of St Nicholas Museum Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Niguliste 3 3 EST - Tallinn

    Built thanks to German merchants in the 13C and remodelled in the 15C, the church of St Nicholas is one of the great buildings in Tallinn's old town. Despite extensive damage during the Red Army bombardment in 1944, it has preserved treasures of reli..

  • 6 Hanseatic Houses Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    EST - Tallinn

    Topped by triangular pediments, the houses of rich merchants during the Hanseatic period usually had façades that were narrow in relation to their height. The ground floor was given over to commercial business, while the living quarters were upstairs..

  • 7 Pikk Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Pikk EST - Tallinn

    This long street runs through the old town from the north, where it begins with Fat Margaret's tower (housing the Estonian Maritime Museum), through to the south where its main attractions lie in the form of buildings of great architectural interest ..

  • 8 Church of the Holy Spirit Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    Pühavaimu 2 EST - Tallinn

    Surmounted by an elegant bell tower added in 1639, this church is recorded as early as 1319, making it the city's oldest religious building. The twin nave interior is striking for its ancient ambience. It has a remarkable carved wood polychrome paint..

  • 9 Tallinn City Museum Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Vene 17 EST - Tallinn

    Behind the door of a fine old merchant's residence is this museum full of treasures casting light on the lively history of Tallinn. Reconstructions of interiors and scenes from bygone everyday life, domestic objects, portraits of famous figures, post..

  • 10 Upper Town Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Piiskopi EST - Tallinn

    The nucleus of Tallinn and seat of Estonian government, the upper town of Toompea dominates from its hilltop location. Aristocratic residences line its little medieval streets, giving it a genteel calm which contrasts with the bustle of the lower tow..

  • 11 Tallinn Lutheran Cathedral Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    Toom-Kooli 6 EST - Tallinn

    The earliest church in Estonia (1240), the cathedral was destroyed by the fire which ravaged the district in 1684. It was rebuilt in the Baroque style and further enhanced by the addition of a bell tower in 1779. The interior has a fine array of Baro..

  • 12 KUMU, Museum of Estonian Art Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Weizenbergi 34 EST - Tallinn

    For art lovers, a visit to KUMU is a must, presenting as it does the leading names in Estonian art (both artists and sculptors) from the 18C to the present day. Comprising some remarkable works, the collections are displayed in a building opened in 2..

  • 13 Kadriorg Art Museum Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Weizenbergi 37 EST - Tallinn

    The elegant rooms of Kadriorg palace house a remarkable collection of foreign art. On the first floor is Flemish art (portrait by Franz Pourbus the Younger and two works by Peter Breughel the Younger, plus Delft ceramics), Dutch art (portraits by Jac..

  • 14 Open-Air Ethnographic Museum Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Vabaõhumuuseumi Tee 12 EST - Tallinn

    The Estonian countryside in miniature... It features traditional houses rescued from around the country to be reconstructed on this site, and costumed actors recreating daily life from bygone days. There is something here to delight children and adul..

  • 15 Lahemaa National Park Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    EST - Loksa

    Lying northeast of Tallinn, this national park provides an opportunity to savour nature at its finest. Most of it 70 000ha is covered by forestry, punctuated by lakes, rivers and waterfalls: plenty of footpaths give visitors the chance to discover th..

  • 16 Viinistu Art Museum Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    EST - Viinistu

    On the shores of the gulf of Finland, the village of Viinistu owes its renown to its art museum, founded on an exceptional private collection belonging to Jann Manitski. All the big names in Estonian art are represented here, including Adamson-Eric, ..

  • 17 Forest Museum Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Sagadi mõis EST - Sagadi

    Clearly presented, informative and entertaining, the Forest Museum is located on the Sagadi manor site. Each species of forest tree, from pine to poplar via silver birch, is explained in all its facets: leaves, wood (and its traditional uses in Eston..

  • 18 Town Hall Square Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Raekoja plats EST - Tartu

    This square has a certain charm; on taking a seat at one of its numerous terraces, visitors will note the student atmosphere which prevails in Tartu, and (at noon and six in the evening) the town hall's bells ring out. Note also the museum of art at ..

  • 19 Toy Museum Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Lutsu 8 EST - Tartu

    The perfect place in which to unleash one's inner child. A profusion of toys on display, including fine antique dolls. There are also toys to actually play with, in a room set aside for the purpose. A good spot to spend a pleasant hour or two; while ..

  • 20 Estonian National Museum Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Kuperjanovi 9 EST - Tartu

    It is worth the journey away from the city centre to see this museum. Its permanent exhibition "country, people and culture" is, as the name suggests, a comprehensive insight into the Estonia of today and yesteryear, the daily life of Eston..

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