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You’re curious to see what it is like to live in a medieval city that, at the same time, creates and uses the most cutting-edge technologies? Start searching for cheap air tickets to Tallinn and you’ll find what you’re looking for. Tallinn holds the secret; how to keep balance between the proud, historic heritage of the medieval past and the demanding modern era that keeps evolving every day. Fairy tale castles, towers full of legends and traditions and national monuments blend with modern cafes, fashionable bars, museums and music scenes in Tallinn. Walking from the Old Town to the Toompea Hill and back is an experience than can only be described as magical. Plan ahead to find cheap accommodation deals in Tallinn and get to know North Europe’s oldest capital!
Tallinn, with a population of 420,000, is the capital of Estonia. Holding a strategic position, Tallinn has seen many potential conquerors and wars over the years, each and every one of them leaving their mark on the city.
However times changed and Tallinn finally came to know development and success, primarily because of internet and mobile operations!
Estonia’s world-wide nickname is E-stonia!Today Tallinn is a top travel destination in Europe, offering a great mix of the old and the new, the medieval and the modern, representing a beautiful melting pot of cultures, colours and scents. Try it and you will never regret it!
Tallinn’s international airport (Lennart Meri Tallinna lennujaam) is located 4 kilometres away from Tallinn city centre and can be reached by airport buses, buses (lines 2 and 65) and by railway.
Getting around Tallinn
Tallinn’s public transportation system consists of buses, trolleys, trams, ferries and railway. Fares start at 1.00€ and minimum taxi fare is around 2.50€.
Tallinn is a very well-planned city and almost all points of interest are located around the Old Town. Tallinn’s exploration is a very easy and quite enjoyable deal – be prepared to come across gothic churches, elegant buildings and secret alleys and gardens, as you’re making your way through cobbled streets, medieval fortifications and towers.
At any time during your stroll, you can take a break and have a cup of coffee at one of the city’s cafes, a meal or a drink at one of the numerous bars and restaurants you’ll see.
Tallinn’s Old Town is divided into two distinct areas. The city of Tallinn - where the old commercial city centre used to extend – and the Toompea Hill, once the German aristocracy's seat, with the Toompea Castle looming over the Old Town.
Your walk around Tallinn’s Old Town starts at the City Hall Square. Apart from the City Hall, you’ll notice a round stone, marked with Latin and Estonian inscriptions. This is the “Zero Point” of the Old Town and the inscriptions write precisely this information. It’s not scientifically proven that this is the geographical starting point of the city’s organisation; however it is a major tourist attraction and an interesting sight, offering a great view of the city.
Walking across the medieval fortifications, you will find the imposing Kiek in de Kök tower. Standing 38 metres tall, this tower’s height has passed into Tallinn’s tradition.
It is said that the tower’s guards were able to look from the top directly into the houses’ kitchens!The tower now houses an interesting museum and has a restaurant at its top. Stop by for an enjoyable meal and a panoramic view of the city.
Castle Toompea is the ultimate highlight of the hill. This is the historic seat of all the country’s leaders and, built in 1227, now houses the Estonian parliament. Unfortunately, the castle is not open to the public, but you can steal a few glances of it from the Kuberneri Aed gardens, located at the left castle gate.
The other point of interest on the Toompea hill is the Pikk Hermann tower. Built in 1371, the tower was completed 200 years later, reaching its today’s height.
The importance of this tower is particularly significant; It is said that whichever nation manages to place its flag on the top, can be named the conqueror and ruler of Tallinn!
This is where Estonia’s black-blue-and-white flag was first raised in 1989, making the tower a national symbol of independence for the Estonian people.
Before you leave Tallinn, you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to visit two important and beautiful religious buildings:
- The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral which, although was built largely because the Russians wanted to display their wealth and power of Estonia, it is a beautiful church and is considered to be an architectural gem of the city.
- The beautiful white Cathedral of St. Mary (Toomkirik), the main Lutheran hub of the country, dating back to 1219.