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Helsinki Day Trip from Tallinn
"After pickup from your Tallinn hotel hop on the morning ferry for a 2.5- hour ride to Helsinki. When you arrive you’ll take a 1.5-hour narrated coach tour and learn fascinating facts and the city’s colorful history. See top Helsinki attractions like Senate Square featuring traditional Finnish architecture and the city’s most famous landmark Helsinki Cathedral. Pass the Presidential Palace built in 1820
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Tallinn Sightseeing Tour by Coach and Foot
"Begin your 2.5-hour sightseeing tour of Tallinn with a scenic drive by luxury coach to famous Kadriorg Park home to Baroque-style Kadriog Palace. After a quick look around with your guide travel to the seaside district of Pirita and admire beautiful beaches popular among wind sports enthusiasts and pass the 600-year-old ruins of Pirtia Convent. Visit the Song Festivals Grounds which has hosted various concerts over the years including Lady Gaga Madonna Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Micheal Jackson. Along the way
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Tallinn Shore Excursion: Tallinn Sightseeing Tour by Coach and Foot
"Begin your 2.5-hour sightseeing shore excursion of Tallinn with a scenic drive by luxury coach to famous Kadriorg Park home to Baroque-style Kadriog Palace. After a quick look around with your guide travel to the seaside district of Pirita and admire beautiful beaches popular among wind sports enthusiasts and pass the 600-year-old ruins of Pirtia Convent. Visit the Song Festivals Grounds which has hosted various concerts over the years including Lady Gaga Madonna Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Micheal Jackson. Along the way
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Town Square

The wide, expansive town square has been renovated beyond recognition. Once a place to tie up your cows ready for market, it's now a pleasantly designed, well laid out and relaxing park. It has...
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Tarvas Statue

Near the castle, on Vallimägi hill, overlooking one of the main roads into the town, is the giant seven ton bronze bull statue. Now as I said in the intro, the town used to be called Tarvaspää, or...
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Rakvere Castle

This particular castle has been around since the 14th century, but there's evidence that it dates back much further than that. Before the stone castle, there was very likely a wooden fortification on...
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Inside Rakvere Castle

Rakvere castle is usually closed during the winter, but we got lucky because they had opened it for three tour groups from Latvia and they let us in to see it. There is a small torture chamber and...
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Other things to do in Rakvere.

In Rakvere there is also "Old Town" along Pikk street."Trinity church" which was built during the 14th and 15th centuries."Okaskroon", a memorial to Estonians deported to Siberia, and next to it is a...
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Manor houses

There are many manor houses located around Rakvere, including Arkna, Karitsa, Kloodi, Kullaaru, Lasila, Madipea, and Veltsi. Farther out there are also probably the most famous of Estonian manors,...
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Rakvere castle

The Danes built the first stone stronghold on Vallimae Hill around 1302 but it has had may different owners throughout its lifetime. In 1605 it was permanantly abandoned and allowed to fall into ruin....
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Castle

The castle was first mentioned in old records in 1226 at which time the town, ruled by Danes, was called Wesenberg. The town was freed by the Danish king in 1302.After Virumaa and Harjumaa passed into...
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Bull

Well, if you go to the castle you can't miss the big sculpture of a bull in front of it -- it's become a sort of landmark and people have their photos taken in front of it -- I stayed behind the...
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A great manor house nearby

If you are in the Laane-Virumaa county or just in Rakvere, you should definitely plan a half-a-day-trip to Palmse, to see one of the most magnificent, famous and best restored manor houses in Estonia....
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A cool monument

This huge (7 tons) ox was sculpted by one of the most popular contemporary estonian artsist - Tauno Kangro, and it is supposed to commemorate the time when Rakvere was first given the Lybeck city...
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The ruins of the stronghold

The ruins, which are actually not that ruined at all ;), as you can see from the picture, are usually the main reason for visitors coming to Rakvere. You can have a great view from the top of the...
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The Statue of an Aurochs

Not far from the castle you can find the Statue of an Aurochs after which the ancient name of Rakvere came into being. The statue was opened on June 15th, 2002 to celebrate the passing of 700 years...
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Rakvere Stonecastle

During the summertime, the Rakvere Stonecastle ruins are used for open-air theater. If you happen to be in Estonia during the summer and care for theater, you can have a fantastic experience over...
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Parkali 4, Rakvere, 44308, Estonia
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"GET TO KNOW RAKVERE"
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"The meat production capitol of Estonia !"
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"Ben-UK's Rakvere page"
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"A nice small town"
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"My home city :)"
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