Free Things to Do in Tallinn

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What travellers are saying

  • Margie M
    Basingstoke, UK8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Tallinn Old Town is stunning. So many beautiful buildings to see. Lots of small cobbled streets and passageways. The parks surrounding Old Town are also worth an explore. Lovely coffee places and restaurants to enjoy.
    Written 13 February 2024
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  • Ilovetravel
    Birmingham, UK371 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely panoramic city views from atop the hill and with narrow cobbled streets it is very nice stroll. Alexander Nevsky cathedral is the main site up here. A must see when in Tallinn.
    Written 30 December 2023
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  • Brittany_11_10
    Los Angeles, CA1,712 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful town square, historic, and well-preserved. A must-see if you're visiting Tallinn. The focal point is the Tallinn Town Hall, and shops and restaurants encompass the rest of the cobblestoned square. If not necessarily geographically/physically, it is certainly the figurative center of Old Town.
    Written 10 September 2023
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  • Mont1e
    Stratford-upon-Avon, UK337 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a great church, which looks much better from outside. Inside, it is smaller and less impressive than might be expected.
    Written 16 December 2023
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  • goodguyjas
    London, UK1,202 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Well maintained park with lots of flowers, shrubs, trees and grassy areas. It was fun to see robot lawn mowers working the green areas as I wandered around in this peaceful setting. Gardeners were also hard at work to keep the area looking so nice. Excellent paths for walks in every direction. Some attractive water features add to the look. Nice and peaceful but not that far from the town, or the coast road. Kids areas and museums are nearby. Plus you have the art museum with its beautiful house and manicured flower displays a short walk. From here I walked down to the coast road and walked back to town. Good work out.
    Written 4 September 2023
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  • TheShis
    Tel Aviv, Israel39,612 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a gorgeous ancient wall, surrounding the old city of Tallinn.
    It features numerous towers, which provide fantastic photo-ops.
    Written 28 October 2023
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  • Brittany_11_10
    Los Angeles, CA1,712 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Historical, quaint, easy to find, and doesn't take a lot of time to stroll through. In addition to the ubiquitous shops that are spread throughout Old Town (glass and ceramics, here), there are gravestones on one of the walls from hundreds of years ago (if memory serves, in the 13 or 1400s?), which are neat to check out.

    Written 10 September 2023
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  • TheShis
    Tel Aviv, Israel39,612 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    These are fantastic ancient gates to the old town.
    They provide a fantastic photo-op and provide a castle-like atmosphere to the old town's entrance.
    Written 25 October 2023
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  • Bread2011
    Hong Kong, China83 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It’s easier to walk up there. You can have an aerial view of part of old town. You can see lot of red roofs and churches. Good photo point. We saw two very big seagulls there, kept walking from left to right of the wall. It seemed they were managing that area. 😂
    Written 1 March 2024
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  • Coryy20
    Port of Spain, Trinidad4,837 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The street is literally a long street in Old Town. It has many attractions, souvenir shops, churches, museums, restaurants, cafes, stores etc. It is a street you will be happy to just walk and make quick visits in an out of these places. After all you are on vacation. .no need to rush just enjoy.
    Written 2 September 2023
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  • Ben White
    Northampton, UK1,703 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A short walk from the old town and right next to the train station so it’s easily accessible.
    The market offers a wide range of fresh produce stalls, clothing and ready to eat food.
    We tried multiple food including pancakes, pizza and cheburek from various stalls and they all tasted divine.
    The downside is there’s limited seating the ‘food hall’ so try to find a table first before you purchase any food.
    Overall, a clean market in a good location. Would definitely recommend!
    Written 4 August 2023
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  • goodguyjas
    London, UK1,202 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Picture perfect view of old town and nearby harbour with cruise ships. There is another viewing area a short walk from here. If you are already on the Alexander Nevsky cathedral side then it is no great hardship to get here. If you are starting in the old town then it is up hill with a significant amount of steps. But view is worth it and you can capture the main part of the old town with towers and spires. Perfect. Nearby souvenirs around here. I went there very early so nobody there really. Wanted to see it with blue skies.
    Written 3 September 2023
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  • dizzyb3
    uk1,142 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely loved a wander around this really cool area of the city. We came early in the morning but would have loved to return on an evening to see it more lively as there were loads of really fun eating places and bars to try
    Written 15 August 2023
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  • KellyLS144
    Nottingham, UK23 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A really cool area with cafes, restaurants and bars. Very instagramable! It’s a nice contrast from the old town. Definitely worth a visit to find a nice cafe and a walk around. They have done a great job of maintaining the factory aesthetic to create this into a cool area.
    Written 4 August 2023
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  • Beatriz M
    Düsseldorf, Germany5,710 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Must see not only the Pirita beach but also the ruins of the church which are basically in front of the beach, it is like a 5 min walk. We arrived there using the bus from the center of Tallinn. It was very easy and fast, ticket costs 1.50 for non residents and can be paid with any contact less card like VISA Mastercard on bus (usually the first validating machine in entrance of the bus).
    Written 11 April 2023
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