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  • 1. Tallinn Card

    If you will be in Tallinn for 24 hours or longer and wish to see as much as possible while there, consider a Tallinn Card. The card is available at Tourist Information Centers, but also at the...

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  • 2. Tourist Info

    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...

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  • 3. Medieval Streets

    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...

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  • 4. Internet

    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...

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  • 5. Architectural Detail

    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...

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  • 6. Panoramas

    We spotted this sign at the airport next to the baggage roundabouts. It is actually an advertisement for a nearby shopping centre but the description of Tallinn and its surroundings is rather...

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  • 7. Soviet History & Cars

    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...

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  • 8. Walls-Gates-Towers

    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...

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  • 9. ATM/Money

    UPDATE: March 20, 2014: Horscheck has informed me that this tip is out of date and that the Euro is the currency now in use in Estonia! The Euro was adopted by Estonia in 2011. At the time of our...

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  • 10. Drink

    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...

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  • 11. Museums & other Buildings

    under construction 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...

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  • 12. People

    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...

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  • 13. History & Legend

    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...

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  • 14. Upper &Lower

    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...

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  • 15. Churches

    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...

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  • 16. Kadriorg

    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...

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  • 17. Shopping

    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...

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  • 19. tallinn towers

    Tallinn’s a lovely medieval town and to remind people of this significant details, there are 26 steepled towers left all around the city, attached to the...

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  • 20. tallinn

    Tallinnn is the lovely capital of Estonia, a small city with a perfectly preserved medieval centre (it’s on the Unesco list of heritage sites), which is all...

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  • 21. Don't you have to love this language?

    Estonian is related to Finnish and that's about it, to the rest of the world this language is totally alien. I would like to learn it but that will remain a...

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  • 22. A virtual map

    Before coming to Tallinn I recommend to have a look at the following tourist webpage. It includes a virtual map with a lot of information. I think it is really...

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  • 23. Police / Ambulance / Firefighters

    At one point I as eating lunch at McDonalds. And all of the sudden there was this noise from outside. The firefighter, police AND ambulance came along to go to...

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  • 24. Lots of construction

    During my visit to Tallinn, there was a lot of construction in both the Old Town and other parts of the city. Now that Estonia has escaped from Communism, they...

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  • 25. Phone boxes

    It is not so hard to find a phone box in Tallinn, however you have to be aware that you have to buy a phone card to use them. Those working with coins are very...

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