In the north of Estonia, about 70 kilometres south of Helsinki, lies Tallinn, the capital of the country
World Cultural Heritage
Tallinn is not only Estonia's political and economic centre, but also the country's tourist stronghold. Especially the medieval Old Town, which has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997, attracts visitors from all over the world to the capital of Estonia
A lot to discover
The medieval, but also the modern part of the city is best explored on a guided tour of Tallinn. Discover the crooked merchants' houses, the cobbled, narrow alleys, the Hanseatic architecture and let yourself be captivated by the historical and at the same time lively atmosphere of the city
Facts & Figures: Tallinn has about 412,000 inhabitants and covers an area of about 159 km². The city is divided into eight districts and 84 city districts
Tallinn sights: Although Estonia's capital is rather small, there are many sights worth seeing in Tallinn. The most popular sights of the city are the St. Nikolai Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Old Town, the Cathedral Hill, the Kadriog Palace or the St. Olav's Church
Souvenirs: Popular souvenirs from Tallinn are Vana Tallinna (Estonian herbal liqueur), Russian felt hats, jewellery or handmade chocolates.