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Address: Lossi Plats, Tallinn, Estonia
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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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Best of Tallinn - 3-hour Private Walking Tour
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Private Walking Tour of Talinn Old Town

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Beautiful view of Tallinn!

Though its a bit of climb and wind through the streets, we thought the view was beautiful. There are some nice gift shops nearby, and its easy to get back to the main center of... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Though its a bit of climb and wind through the streets, we thought the view was beautiful. There are some nice gift shops nearby, and its easy to get back to the main center of town from here. Love the mix of seeing the old and new city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Easy to locate in the old city. Big church and parliament are nice buildings. The view of the city is great from the wall.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

During our recent visit to Tallinn, my wife and I walked up to Toompea Hill. What an amazing place to view over the town of Tallinn and take some amazing photos! The view is spectacular! We arrived in Tallinn on a cruise ship and we could see the ship in the distance from this viewpoint. Bring the camera! Amazing photo... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Many places to visit, lots to do, good views all around, easy walk up the hill from Lower Town. Enjoy!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The prominent outcrop of Toompea Hill makes for great views and in several places flat paved areas with low parapets create the perfect spot for this. But it took me a while to discover just how perfect... You need to check out one of several viewing platforms in the Upper Town!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a long time here, enjoying all the views of the city. It's a gentle walk to the top and well worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This easy uphill walk will reward you with some incredible cathedrals and jaw dropping panoramic platforms from which to savor the vistas below. Do not even think of not climbing up here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Historic seat of power in Estonia - home to the Parliament. Manu buildings of different age including a Baroque Palace built on the orders of Catherine the Great. Various other sites to see located round the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Toompea Hill is part of Old Town. That's historical place with medieval architecture, and that is also quiet place. Here you can find government house, cathedral, and different places from where you can see the Tallinn landscape.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely need to walk up to Toompea to catch the terrific view of Tallinn old town. A prime spot for taking photographs. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is on the hill top too. There are a few restaurants on the way uphill. Otherwise grab a sandwich and have a simple picnic in the park near the cathedral.

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