I purchased a 24 hour Tallinn Card when I spent a weekend in Tallinn. The cards are convenient to use and saves you a money during your stay in the city. The card covers a guided walking tour, free... more
Here are links for the two official tourist information offices in Tallinn (As of April 2012).
Tourist Information Office in the Old Town and Tourist Information Office in Viru Keskus in the Main... more
Tallinn old town makes an impression as medieval city. Firstly, it is because its castle, defensive towers and walls around. Secondly, it is because some buildings left almost unchanged from medieval... more
You can get information while in Tallinn from the tourist info as well to collect information on-line in advance. Tallinn city has a nice official web site, there is general information about the city... more
ATMs there are plenty of bankomats in Tallinn. Most of them accept Visa / Master / Maestro Card.
A very informative Web page* is: www.balticsworldwide.com
Wear some good shoes if you wanna do a lot... more
While not the most outgoing people in the world, the people of Tallinn are very friendly and kind. Also, most of the local people that I met spoke pretty good English. This is especially true of the... more
The mascot of Tallinn is Vaana Toomas, or old Thomas. The ledgend is that he was a young poor boy who wanted sneaked in on an anual competition between knits. It was a shooting competition held every... more
These days Estonians prefer BMWs and Mercedes, but it's still a good place to discover the unusual and hidden world of Soviet and East European cars. Some are so well loved that they are kept in... more
he Estonian Parliament is housed in the Toompea Castle.It is one of Estonia’s oldest and grandest architectural groupings. Built in the 13th to the 14th centuries, the castle is... more
Tallinn has many smaller and a couple of larger parks. On sunny days, it is a common sight to see people sitting on the grass to relax or chat. Some of them are drinking beer, but unfortunately that... more
In the past the Old Town (Vanalinn) of Tallinn was surrounded by a 4 km picturesque but strong medieval wall with more than 40 turrets.
Nowadays about 2.5 km of the wall and 26 turrets are still... more
Toompea is the hill citadel in the middle of Tallinn, and a great place to explore.
Sadly no-one seems to go up there at night, so its lovely to wander around in the moonlight, but not the place to... more
The thing, that I have seen almost from first moment when I entered Tallinn's old town was nicely decorated and colorful doors. Almost in every street it is possible to see such doors with different... more
Old Town Tallinn is one of the best retained medieval towns in Europe. All the most important state and church buildings from the Middle Ages have been preserved in their basic original form, as well... more
Hats are a necessity not a fashion statement and muffle sound already muted by the thick ground cover of snow. A sudden avalanche of noise penetrates the stillness as snow and icicles crash onto the... more
The most unique little shop you really MUST visit is the DOLL SHOP in Raekoja plats 18, in the magnificent main square of the OLD TOWN Tallinn. All the toys and beautiful handmade dolls are unique and... more
According to legend, eskimos have over a hundred words for snow. Being continually exposed to the same thing normally causes humans to develop an ability to differentiate between things most normal......
I wanted to visit Estonia and firstly capital Tallinn for maybe already 5 years, but I always changed it to other travel destinations. Finally I visited it in 2007 July - explored Tallinn in 3 days....