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View of the Tallinn Old Town, Estonia
Kids at a viewing platform in Tallinn
Christmas market in the Old Town of Tallinn, Estonia
Telliskivi Creative City and Fotografiska museum in Tallinn, Estonia.
View of the Tallinn Old Town, Estonia
Kids at a viewing platform in Tallinn
Christmas market in the Old Town of Tallinn, Estonia
Telliskivi Creative City and Fotografiska museum in Tallinn, Estonia.
Garden of the Kadriorg Palace in Tallinn, Estonia

    Must see & do in Tallinn

    Tallinn is the capital city of Estonia. Located on the shores of the Baltic Sea, the city enchants you with its medieval Old Town and colourful neighbourhoods buzzing with different events, exciting museums and restaurants. If you get tired of the city life, relax in one of the many green areas or enjoy the pure sea air - Tallinn is among the top cleanest capitals in the world! 

    Walk in the Old Town

    The renowned, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town is the perfect place to start your discovery of Tallinn. Built up from the 13th to 16th centuries, it is one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe.

    Discover Tallinn’s different neighbourhoods

    Each of the city’s neighbourhoods has its own personality and allure. Explore the historic Old Town and imperial Kadriorg, breathe in the fresh sea air at Pirita. Wander in Kalamaja, Telliskivi, and Noblessner - areas with a fresh, creative vibe. Most of these neighbourhoods are only a short stroll or ride away from the Old Town!

    Visit a museum 

    Tallinn’s museums are located in fascinating locations. Visit medieval houses and defence towers or discover a czarist palace. Explore former KGB prison cells, seaplane hangars, and a submarine factory, climb gothic church spires or a soviet TV-tower – all now home to exciting interactive exhibitions on art, history, and science.

    Enjoy nature, fresh air, and the sea

    Tallinn is one of the capitals with the best air quality in the world. It is no wonder: quarter of the city consists of parks and green areas, not to mention an abundance of nature trails, reserves and sandy beaches in and around Tallinn.

    Eat out

    The culinary scene in Tallinn is thriving. From classic to experimental, traditional to contemporary, fine dining to street food, we are sure you will find something to your liking. 

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    Explore Tallinn's neighbourhoods