Historic Sites in Tallinn

Historic Sites in Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn Historic Sites

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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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  • Anonymous855
    Trabuco Canyon, California1,570 contributions
    Yes, I know art is in the eye of the beholder and I'm saying that made our group so uncomfortable with distaste for genitalia stuff that we left the floor to see something else. It was offensive. Rest of the museum was good and we paused for lunch in the cafe.
    Written 7 August 2022
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  • Daniel R
    Edinburgh, UK3 contributions
    In the lower town you could find this majestic chuck wich its tower could be seeing from every part of the city thanks to its 124 metres high.

    It's a mandatory visit on your trip and you will not be disappointed because the views are one of the best in the city and inside is magnificent. Get up to the top could be difficult, and and tough time but it worth it.
    Written 28 October 2022
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  • Vicky P
    Tallinn, Estonia1,627 contributions
    An absolutely fabulous museum in the Town hall! Loved every bit of it. There is a lot of information in the information sheets you can find in nearly every room, on the big posters on the walls or in the computers. Lots of stairs to climb up and down too! But if you manage to get down to buy the ticket, then you'll make it around. I learnt a great deal about tapestry in the Middle Ages and its connection to Tallinn. Didn't go up those spiral stairs though, so no idea what's hidden in the attic.
    Written 29 August 2022
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  • laczkozsu
    Debrecen, Hungary1,141 contributions
    I think it’s worth to climb up the hill to this viewing point because you can see the whole city. We took lots of photos. It’s an easy walk, but you need comfortable shoes. It’s a must-see attraction.
    Written 29 November 2022
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  • William S
    Clinton, NJ333 contributions
    While we were exhausted from the long trip to Estonia, we managed to climb the towers (with exhibits at different levels of medieval life) and walk the ramparts to see and feel what it might be like to view and experience the city ages ago. There is also a snack restaurant just off the wall with seats, allowing you to enjoy a snack while sitting at tables by the wall. Tallinn is one of the few cities in the world to still have so much of its ancient walls intact. Terrific experience for kids.
    Written 1 November 2022
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  • Reet
    Estonia3 contributions
    Interactive show, which is very true and nicely performed. If you want to know, how was life in medieval Tallinn, you should visit the place. And a bit scary tooo
    Written 26 January 2020
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  • jenningsd
    Liverpool, UK95 contributions
    2€ will gain you access to the extensive ruin that at one time housed both nuns and monks under one roof. We visited in the winter months and were the only people on site which felt strange and eerie. The information boards throughout gave a real insight to how life would have been and even though the convent is a ruin the living areas are still evident and the history easy to follow. There were gated towers and cellars that could be accessed however we chose not to given the time of day with light starting to fade. I could imagine this will be a great place to visit in the spring/summer months as the grounds are extensive and pretty.
    Written 26 November 2021
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  • June A
    Surrey, UK2,438 contributions
    Situated in a little side street, in what was once the Old Town Prison, this is a must see for anyone who is even remotely interested in photography. They have an amazing view of old cameras for you to peruse - probably the best I have seen anywhere - thankfully they are a lot smaller and lighter today, with heaps of technical information for those who are interested enough to read it and understand. It is included in the Tallinn card as well which certainly helps.
    Written 23 June 2019
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  • Sue W
    Ilkeston, UK860 contributions
    This is petite but beautifully preserved. Accessed via an ancient archway into the courtyard. The steps to the museum are old and uneven.
    Written 30 August 2019
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  • 2013CTB
    Atlanta, GA200 contributions
    Interesting little museum. Well worth the time to tour. e sure and catch the short video in the basement. The entire museum is only anout4-5 rooms, but you get some great insights about an important figure in history.
    Written 19 June 2022
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  • Richard M
    Hampstead Norreys, UK755 contributions
    The front of the building is incredible and historic. The painted carvings are amazing and well worth a stop. The interiors are pretty plain to be honest and the philharmonic orchestra give concerts there.
    Written 26 June 2022
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  • Shavy
    Roeselare, Belgium7,363 contributions
    There were two different price 10€ for the four towers only and 14€ for a combination ticket - Four towers plus Bastion tunnels. We only pay for the towers and walkthrough the wall although it was pricey, it's worth the price.
    Written 24 November 2019
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  • Richard M
    Hampstead Norreys, UK755 contributions
    The tower contains a lot of medeval weapons and armour that you can get hands on with. There is a catapult at the top and the informaiton explains how the towers were used hundreds of years ago in the defence of the town. Very interesting.
    Written 26 June 2022
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  • mWrite
    Helsinki, Finland1,367 contributions
    This Palace has also very nice park. We passed through it on the way to Old Town. Previously there was a movie theatre Grand Marina, which was destroyed by the war and House of the Officers of the Fleet built by the Russians 1953 with neoclassical park. The house is now Russian Cultural Center. The park got statue "Boys with umbrella" by Mare Mikofi in 2008.
    Written 20 August 2018
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