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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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Private Walking Tour of Talinn Old Town

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Go early or late and avoid cruise ship mobs

Gorgeous free view for which you do not need a guide....avoid the cruise ship mobs by going very early or later after dinner......wear good shoes...this is a cobblestone... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Fillmore, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Gorgeous free view for which you do not need a guide....avoid the cruise ship mobs by going very early or later after dinner......wear good shoes...this is a cobblestone area.....wonderful to wander around

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great to walk around with fabulous views. Bars to stop at. Didn't walk round the walls but would have if there was more time.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is a must go for every tourist who is on budget, and also for those who just want to enjoy the city in its full beauty! You can make really nice pictures and just have a nice time.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staying near the train station so it was close by...the climb requires little effort and the view is rewarding...by far the best perspective of the lower old town...

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Toompea Hill is a nice place. You can from there three different sides of the city. Best view is towards the old town. If you walk slowly it takes around 2 hours to walk all the sites on the hill. We had a baby stroller with good springs so it was not bad, but the hill is paved with stones... More 

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Ottawa, a Capital town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a bit of a climb up cobbled and winding streets, but a wonderful panorama view rewards you. This is one of the few old towns in Europe where you can really sense what the place looked like hundreds of years ago - no modern clutter to impede.

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Stratford-upon-Avon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Even more wonderful sights than Old Town. The views are great, taking in all the towers and spires. Good places to stop for refreshments too!!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First stop on our Viking Ocean cruise excursion of Tallinn. The views overlooking the old town were spectacular. Not much else there but great views.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We walked up Toompea Hill as part of our walking tour of Tallinn. There are a lot of buildings, cathedrals and churches with beautiful architecture in this area as well as a few embassies. There is a nice view at the top overlooking the city and port. It was worth the walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Our tour guide took us here for the views and for photo ops. We weren't disappointed! The climb is not difficult and well worth it.

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