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The small and charming city, Tallinn will probably give you a feeling of a fairytale atmosphere. Capital and most populous city of Estonia, Tallinn boasts spectacular architecture with its monumental walls, towers, and historic buildings. Must-see sites include Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Kadriorg Art Museum, and the popular maritime Museum, Lennusadam.

In Tallinn you will find some beautiful attractions that you just cannot miss! Places like Toompea Castle, St. Nicholas’ Church and many more. Continue reading to know more.



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Tallinn's Toompea Castle is noted for its beautiful late Baroque façade.


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Tallinn’s Toompea Castle is noted for its beautiful late Baroque façade.

Associated with several myths, this ancient castle can trace its roots all the way back to the 9th century. Located at a short distance from many of the Old Town attractions, it offers some of the most beautiful views of the city. It is also home to the Riigikogu (the Estonian parliament). The area around the castle is one of the most beautiful parts of Tallinn with great historical significance and merits a visit.



Visit one of the city's iconic landmarks, the St. Nicholas' Church which has a rich history and beautiful architecture.


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Visit one of the city’s iconic landmarks, the St. Nicholas’ Church which has a rich history and beautiful architecture.

St. Nicholas’ Church, in Tallinn, is one of the city’s well known landmarks. It features a rich history as it reflects the culture of Russian Orthodox which was established around 12th century. The church was built as a dedication to Saint Nicholas and features a beautiful eastern Orthodox architecture which visitors would surely love to see.



One of the oldest buildings in Tallinn, St. Olaf's Church holds an important place in Estonia's history.


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One of the oldest buildings in Tallinn, St. Olaf’s Church holds an important place in Estonia’s history.

Believed to have been built in the 12th century, this church is a striking sight to see even when viewed from outside. It also bears some connection to Soviet history as it was used by the KGB as a surveillance point. Considered as one of the tallest buildings in the ancient world, you can get some of the most stunning views of the city from the top.



Enjoy the wonderful architecture and connect with God at St Mary's Cathedral in Tallinn.


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Enjoy the wonderful architecture and connect with God at St Mary’s Cathedral in Tallinn.

St Mary’s Cathedral is the oldest church in Tallinn with a historic building which was built in 1233 and then built and rebuild many times over the centuries adding diverse architectural designs to it. Visit this fascinating church for peaceful reflections and marvelous Estonian architecture.



See striking art alongside run-down Soviet-era buildings in this corner of the Estonian capital.


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See striking art alongside run-down Soviet-era buildings in this corner of the Estonian capital.

Along the so-called Cultural Kilometer, which is a road lined with museums and abandoned Soviet military and civilian buildings, lies Kalamaja. This neighborhood may at first look like its riddled with graffiti. But a closer look reveals art that will blow your mind. The Telliskivi Creative City, which is within Kalamaja, features some unique art designed by a combination of Mexican and Estonian artists. Their body of artwork, a fruit of the Mextonia Festival, includes a depiction of rocket-powered elevators and blue reindeer in a desert setting.



Admire the hangers and sail through the times in the Seaplane Harbor Museum in Tallinn.


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Admire the hangers and sail through the times in the Seaplane Harbor Museum in Tallinn.

The city of Tallin has another gem to showcase, Seaplane Harbor Museum which is the largest maritime museum in Europe. Harbor is known for its seaplane hangers which were built in 1916 and 1917. Find exhibits of old planes, 700-year-old shipwreck, torpedoes, mines, etc in the museum.



Cherish the treasure of Estonian art at Kumu Aet Museum, Tallinn.


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Cherish the treasure of Estonian art at Kumu Aet Museum, Tallinn.

One of the largest art museums in Northern Europe, Kumu Art Museum is home to Estonian exhibits from the 18th century to the recent era including the colonial period. It also has a temporary exhibition of contemporary designs from all over the world. There is space for 400 people at a time in the exhibition hall.



Visit Christmas Market in Tallin and buy handicrafts from local artisans of Estonia.


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Visit Christmas Market in Tallin and buy handicrafts from local artisans of Estonia.

Founded in 1997 and open from the last week of November to the first week of January in the new year, Christmas Market in Tallinn is the most important market in Estonia. Visitors can buy food, handmade clothes, furniture, home decors and handicraft souvenirs in this market.



Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Tallinn: Captivating, the magnificent and enthralling monument in Estonia.


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Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Tallinn: Captivating, the magnificent and enthralling monument in Estonia.

Located on a hill, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is visible from the town of Tallinn. The 100-year-old majestic building of the cathedral built by Russian Czars as a mark of occupation leaves tourists spellbound. If you are still in awe of exteriors, enter the church and be astonished to see the interiors.

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