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...the capital of Estonia, with over 500 000 Estonians living there. That's more than 1/3 of our population!
...ranked as a global city and has been listed among the top 10 digital cities in the world.
...surrounded by Lake Ülemiste, which was supposedly born out of Linda's tears after our mythological folk hero Kaleva died. Lake Ülemiste is also Tallinn's main water supply.
...full of restaurants, bars and cafes with a selection for everyone. For a great dining experience, check out the Visit Tallinn Eat & Drink section.
...on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list with its Medieval Old Town. It is one of the best preserved Hanseatic town centres in the world and definitely worth checking out.
...as much modern as it is historic. Tallinn combines its modern and fast-paced city centre with relaxing cobblestone streets and beautiful architecture.
In Tallinn for a limited time? Want to make sure you've hit all the main sights?
Here's a list of places that you'll definitely want to put on your itinerary.
We've included extended descriptions of each one to give you the necessary on-site background and to help you narrow down the list even further if needed.
Raekoja plats (Town Hall Square)
Katariina käik (St. Catherine's Passage)
Cathedral of Saint Mary the Virgin (Dome Church's) Tower
Kadriorg Palace - Kadriorg Art Museum
St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Niguliste Museum (St. Nicholas' Church)
If some of the places look interesting and you would like to visit some of them, take a closer look at how to save a little money on these with Tallinn Card.
With the Tallinn Card, you can save more than 50% on tickets. It includes access to over 50 museums and attractions in the city, as well as tours, entertainment and more. The card also allows unlimited free transport on Tallinn’s buses, trolleys and trams.
To get to know the capital Tallinn, go to the homepage of VisitTallinn!