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Address: Lossi Plats, Tallinn, Estonia
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: An ancient 10th-century Estonian stronghold stood on this 170-foot-high...
An ancient 10th-century Estonian stronghold stood on this 170-foot-high limestone plateau, which was later divided into the Big and Small Fortress with its distinctive defense towers erected in the early 13th century.
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A must if you are in Tallinn

This is the place where you have the best views of the city, thus a must for any tourist in Tallinn.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is the place where you have the best views of the city, thus a must for any tourist in Tallinn.

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Helsinki, Finland
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Marvellous ! The only sad thing is that there are so few restaurants and bars, where to sit down for a while.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

If you want a best view to Old Town, go there. Maybe only St Olaf's church has better view, but this place is better for taking a photos. Seagulls often stop here and they like to pose.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Its a lovely walk up the hill to see the church and the castle/Parliment building and you get the best views of the town from the various viewing points, It can be busy when the tourist buses arrive but the small cobbled streets give a good insisght into life was lived centuries ago and there is not so many tacky... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

This is one of the high points in Tallinn.You can walk up leisurely to have good view of the city.mostly tourists are here.

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Best and best preserved part of the city to visit in Tallinn,medieval gothic atmosphere and amazing orthodox cathedral,full of cozy narrow streets and not so much tourists like in the lower part of the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

So many cities have a specific hill or viewing point that you MUST visit to get a picture. Tallinn is no different. Main difference is that in Tallinn it's not packed with tourists like so many other cities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This place is so worth the walk up the hill. It creates fabulous picture opps. Don't waste your money on the balloon ride when you can simply get great views from here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Loved walking around this area. There is a lovely park near the castle and parliament building as well as wonderful views, churches and just a nice atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Not far from the Cathedral and the pink parliament building, this panoramic view across Tallinn is well worth the walk. Lovely cobbled streets with lots of interesting buildings and landmarks along the way. Don't miss it!

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Address: Lossi Plats, Tallinn, Estonia
Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Harju County  >  Tallinn

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