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Address: Lossi Plats, Tallinn, Estonia
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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Great on a good day

A long climb up on cobbled streets that can be very busy but when you get there the buildings and views are worth it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

A long climb up on cobbled streets that can be very busy but when you get there the buildings and views are worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

It is worth the climb to the top of this hill in order to get a full panoramic view of old Tallinn, its many church towers and rooftops and city walls. This is the site of Toompea Castle which is the site of the Estonia Parliament and not open for viewing and the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral (a large Russian Orthodox... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Worth the climb up to the square for a visit to the church and the views from the two viewing platforms.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Headed here the morning I left, lovely views of the buildings on the hill, as well as the surrounding landscapes. Almost nobody else around so it was like a private tour - all without charge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Best views in Town from several view point locations.For even better views climb the Tower of Dome church but its a long steep climb up spiral stone staircase.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The view from the viewing platform is inspiring. Beautiful Russian Orthodox Church. The city was are incredible. Lots of souvenir shops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This is an interesting area of the Tallinn Old Town which contains the Estonian Parliament, Dome Church and other cathedrals and viewing points.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

When I walked up the hill, I had a great view of Tallinn and as well sea on the northern side. Definitely a place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Stayed in an AirBNB apartment right next to this fantastic view.. Amazing and Breathtaking, especially early morning when there is no one else..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Highly recommend. Beatiful place for drinking cofee with awesome views. If You will be in Tallin You should see it.

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