Tallinn Off The Beaten Path

  • Wooden Houses at Nomme
    Wooden Houses at Nomme
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    Fruit at Nomme market
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Tallinn

  • 1. Parks, Statues & Memorials

    My granddaughter went up into this park which was near the Viru Gate and took some photos of some of the statues there. It is a park in Tallinn City Center which has a statue dedicated to a famous...

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  • 2. Open Air Museum

    In Estonian open-air museum (Eesti Vabaohumuuseum) one can enjoy life as it was some centuries ago. There can be seen 12 old village houses and their inhabitants trade and belongings. You can enter...

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  • 3. Architecture

    A narrow street which runs just inside the seaward walls, not over-visited, not on the main tour group paths.....rather run-down in parts, and very atmospheric. And along Laboratooriumi is a...

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  • 4. Day Trips

    Traveling to Tallinn in winter you can feel that you want to do something but cold winter Tallinn doesnt offer activies... It is a reason to do a trip to place called Kohtla-Nomme to the Centre of...

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  • 5. St. Bridget's

    Saint Bridget’s nunnery was founded in the 15th century and housed both as monks as nuns. But more than century later it was destroyed by Ivan the terrible leaving from the building only some part of...

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  • 6. Kadriorg

    The angel gazing out to sea on top of the tall monument that stands by the Baltic shore at Kadriorg commemorates the the sinking of the Russalka, a Russian military ship that went down in these waters...

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  • 7. Museums

    ....serves a new purpose today, housing the Estonian Art Museum's collection of works by foreign artists. There are some nice works here -but the real star is the palace itself. It's a really...

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  • 8. TV Tower

    In the lobby at the base of the TV Tower take the time to admire the fine stained glass windows which run the length of the outside wall. Each pane features a snippet of life and work in the socialist...

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  • 9. Olympic Sailing

    Rather a nice one, this, set up in honour of the Tallinn Sailing Regatta in the 2002 Olympics. It's called 'Merineid, by Edgar Viies, and is placed to the side of the huge Viru shopping centre. It's...

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  • 10. Song Grounds

    One of the stops on the city bus tour was the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds. The primary purpose of the Grounds is as a place for song festivals, concerts, exhibitions and other cultural and sports...

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  • 11. Pirita

    In addition to the beach along the Baltic Sea, the Pirita section of Tallinn has a large path on which you can walk or ride a bike. Since my visit was in late October (not in the summer), the Pirita...

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  • 12. Checking out the neighbourhood in Nomme

    Nomme is about 25 minutes by bus from the centre of Tallinn. Originally a town in it's own right and sometimes known as the 'forest city', it's one of many...

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  • 13. Nõmme

    We spent a pleasant afternoon in Nõmme, a suburb of Tallinn that I imagine few tourists visit, in the company of a local VT member Mare (explorer13). We visited...

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  • 14. Nõmme market

    We spent much of our time in Nõmme exploring the stalls of the farmers’ market – one of the things for which this suburb is best known and loved in Tallinn. It...

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  • 15. Some sights east of the city

    As well as allowing us to visit the TV Tower and convent in Pirita, the hop on, hop off bus took us past a number of other sights in the area between the city...

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  • 16. Beautiful Jewish temple in Tallinn

    If you search for unusual places - visit Beit Bella Synagogue in Tallinn. It is privately funded synagogue, build in a modern style in 2007. It was the first...

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  • 17. Ichthus (Art studio in former Monastery)

    This atelier and gallery is run by Alexander Savchenkov, a local artist who has specialised on religious and local motives. However, there are also works from...

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  • 18. Hostel with no name

    You can get a bus from Riga, in Lativa, to Tallinn, in Estonia. There's a cheap Hostel in Tallinn called the 'Hostel with no name' and thats where I had booked...

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  • 19. Viewing Point for churches

    Well, it is not off the beaten path, more at the very center. You will find a point on the square in front of the city hall of Tallinn. From here you can see...

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  • 20. Garden Design Festival June 3 – October 10

    Outside the walls of the old town there were some exhibition gardens. This was because there was a garden design festival which had local designers as well as...

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  • 21. Ladies in the windows

    Every evening we would have to walk down this particular street to get to our hotel. We would see the same lady sitting in the window. We thought she was a...

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  • 22. KGB headquarters

    Maybe this is 'on the beaten track': I'm not sure.Number 59 Pikk became the headquarters of the KGB in 1940, after the Russians took Estonia. People thought to...

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  • 23. The Streets of Tallinn

    The parks and pathways that make up the borders of Tallinn's Old Town are peaceful. Within the peace is aggressive driving and then the modern development of...

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  • 24. American BBQ Restaurant

    My wonderful wife found this great restaurant with southern US (Texas/Memphis style) BBQ. The menu also offers creole and cajun dishes along with Dr. Pepper and...

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  • 25. little caffee in the bookshop

    This caffee is in the second floor of Apollo bookshop.. there are so good baked goods.. and different kind of cakes and salats and sandwitches.. and cappucino...

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