Old Town Tallinn Walking Tour

Mini group
2 h.
Group size up to 10 persons
Full refund for cancellations up to 48 hours
English, Русский язык
Во время экскурсии вы познакомитесь с достопримечательностями старейшего района эстонской столицы. Услышите истории о жителях Таллина в разные века, увидите старинные дома и соборы, вдохновитесь средневековой архитектурой, а также побываете в самых значимых уголках Старого города.
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This fascinating two hour Old Town walking tour starts from the famous Town Hall Square or any other place in Old Town. You will learn the history of Tallinn through interesting stories and feel the medieval atmosphere from a time long past.

You will see all the main highlights — the Latin quarter where a Dominican monastery was situated since the 13th century, Pikk Street, which use to be the main street of Tallinn in the Middle Ages, where we’ll find the houses of merchant and craftsmen guilds. You will discover the history of medieval Tallinn, the town that joined the Hanseatic League — the trading union in Europe in the 13th-16th centuries.

Next you will get acquainted with the medieval architecture of Tallinn, and learn what makes it so special. We’ll see churches of the Holy Ghost, St Nicolas, and St. Olaf.

The Old Town consists of two parts, the Lower Town and the Upper Town. After a walk in Lower Town we will head to Upper Town, going up along Short Leg Street. Here you will learn why people say that Tallinn is the town that limps. And what was the reason for discord between the two towns.

Finally you will arrive in Upper Town — the town of noble knights, landlords and soldiers. Here you will discover two cathedrals, Russian Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and Lutheran St Mary’s Cathedral.

Next to the cathedrals we’ll find the castle which hosts the Parliament of Estonia and one castle towers named Tall Herman. Here you will enjoy a view of the city from one of the viewing platforms of Upper Town.

After seeing Upper Town we’ll go back to Lower Town along Short Leg Street and finish the walking tour on Town Hall Square.

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I have been interested in history from my childhood. As I grew up, my interest turned into a hobby first, and then into a profession. I truly believe that the only way to do something well is to love it and put your heart into it. I love my country, its culture, people and history of all periods, both good and bad. I love to make connections between the old times and the present
day life, because, would not you agree, that knowing the country is not just about reading a book on the history of Middle Ages?

Price
Regular ticket
€19
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What is included in activity

English speaking live guide

What is not included

Optional entrance to the Dome church 2 eur per person

Activity schedule

daily

What places will you see

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral (optional free entrance)
St Mary’s Cathedral “Dome Church” (optional entrance 2 eur per person)
Viewing platforms
Short Leg and Long Leg Streets
St Olaf's Church (Oleviste Church) and St Nicholas' Church (Niguliste Museum) from the outside
Town Hall Square with Town Hall building (from the outside)
Town Hall Pharmacy (optional free entrance, depending on the day)

Activity book period
You can book tour up to 12 hours in advance.
Languages in what activity is performed
English, Russian
Directions to meet your guide

Tallinn Town Hall

How long your tour will be
2 h.
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