Toompea Hill
Toompea Hill
4.5
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An ancient 10th-century Estonian stronghold stood on this 170-foot-high limestone plateau, which was later divided into the Big and Small Fortress with its distinctive defense towers erected in the early 13th century.
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Ville J
Kokkola, Finland49 contributions
An amazing view of the old town. Not too crowded, but I happened to be there when a group of tourists passed by.
Written 8 August 2022
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David T
Rheinfelden, Switzerland421 contributions
If you go for a walk in the City this is the place to walk. It is just beautiful. Also, it has a great cathedral you should stick your head into.
Written 7 August 2022
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sarppaliini
Oulu, Finland358 contributions
Couples
There was not any good signs that hete is viewpoint but we did go there by accident. Now i know its back end of old town. If you go there middle of day, go also in museum. It was worth to see and explore.
Written 2 August 2022
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jlw0lf
Brevard, NC252 contributions
Toompea Hill is the site of many former villas for the wealthy. It is now the location of several Estonian government offices and embassies or consulates for foreign governments. The is a great photo opp site to view the whole city.
Written 26 July 2022
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K B
Lafayette, CA363 contributions
Just meandering around the old town, you come upon amazing places. Toompea Hill is one of them. You can look a long ways off from these ramparts or enjoy the nearby buildings
Written 16 July 2022
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J B
Derby, UK4 contributions
We stayed in an appartment on Toompea Hill which was perfect as quiet but also wonderful views of the old town, harbour etc
Written 15 June 2022
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Sylvia DrSoul Fernandez
San Juan, Puerto Rico9,499 contributions
Solo
Loved this lookout place! I had read about it but it was Christopher who brought me and the group here. Lovely look out place! Shops and restaurants around here too!
Written 14 June 2022
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Roslyn138
Wrexham, UK579 contributions
If you are visiting the Nevski Cathedral, and need a few minutes rest after walking up the hill , then admire the view from Toompea Hill. Look at the city from above its coloured rooftops and admire this UNESCO Heritage City.
Just below the walls there are a number of monk statues which are quite interesting. But the real benefit of the hill is that it gives you a spectacular platform of this fairy tale city.
Written 10 June 2022
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Judith Margaret S
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If you're lucky with the weather, the walks are fabulous, the views breathtaking and the restoration of a city after almost 50 years of Russian neglect is amazing.
Written 20 May 2022
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zktravels
Poland207 contributions
The Toompea Hill is defintiely worth seeing if you're planning to stay in Tallinn. Not only is it a fantastic area for a walk, but it is also a perfect place for those who are keen on photography.
Written 5 January 2022
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