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Tallinn: Old Town in Depth - Part 32
TOP attractions for families in Kalamaja Energy Discovery Centre There’s lightning in the air at the 100-year-old power plant and modern sc...
Viewed 31 times since 4 August 2018.

Tallinn: Old Town in Depth - Part 31
Great Coastal Gate and Fat Margaret Tower Guarding the north end of Pikk street, these two defensive structures provide an eye-opening glimpse into Tallinn' s maritime past. The m...
Viewed 116 times since 4 August 2018.

Tallinn: Old Town in Depth - Part 30
Estonian History Museum - Great Guild Hall Films and hands-on displays at this extensive museum show how Estonian-dwellers lived, fought and survived through 11, 000 years. The museum covers Esto...
Viewed 76 times since 4 August 2018.

Tallinn: Old Town in Depth - Part 29
Patkuli viewing platform This is the best vantage point for viewing Tallinn' s fairy tale Town Wall and towers, St. Olav' s Church and the harbour area. It is located on the north side of Toompea...
Viewed 73 times since 4 August 2018.

Tallinn: Old Town in Depth - Part 28
Vabaduse väljak (Freedom Square) This open area at the edge of Old Town is a place of national symbolism and civic pride, as well as a favourite gathering spot. From the last days...
Viewed 38 times since 3 August 2018.

Tallinn: Old Town in Depth - Part 27
Museum for Puppet Arts NUKU Visitors get a behind the scenes look at the city' s famous puppet theatre which has operated since 1952, at this mixture of fun and high tech museum. The museum outli...
Viewed 40 times since 1 August 2018.

Tallinn: Old Town in Depth - Part 26
Danish King' s Garden This open, garden-like area on the slopes of Toompea Hill happens to be the legendary birthplace of the Danish flag, according to a well-known legend. According to the story...
Viewed 29 times since 1 August 2018.

Tallinn: Old Town in Depth - Part 25
Kadriorg Park This vast park surrounding Kadriorg Palace is without a doubt the best place in town for relaxed strolling, pigeon feeding and life pondering. It was set up in 1718 ...
Viewed 82 times since 1 August 2018.

Tallinn: Old Town in Depth - Part 24
The fourth-floor exhibit, called “Difficult Choices, ” is an interesting survey of Estonian art from the end of World War II until “re-independence” in 1991. Some of the works are Soviet-style, while others are by dissident artists. E...
Viewed 129 times since 1 August 2018.

Tallinn: Old Town in Depth - Part 23
Kadriorg Palace - Kadriorg Art Museum This grand, baroque palace built for Peter the Great in 1718 now houses the Art Museum of Estonia' s foreign collection. A trip to Tallinn is...
Viewed 94 times since 1 August 2018.

Cyprus: City of Ammochostos - Part 2
The region is the main potato-producing area on the island and is known as Kokkinochoria, meaning red soil villages, thanks to their fertile red soil. The villages of this area are equally renowned for their folk poets and traditional song performers...
Viewed 42 times since 31 July 2018.

Cyprus: City of Ammochostos - Part 1
Ammochostos name means the city hidden in the sand. Famagusta, on the east coast of Cyprus, was once one of the most glamorous resorts in the Mediterranean. Its miles of pale sand and clear turquoise sea made it a destination for the Seventies jet-se...
Viewed 49 times since 31 July 2018.

Tallinn: Old Town in Depth - Part 22
Kadriorg – Elegant park & fine art Kadriorg is a quiet, leafy area within easy walking distance of Old Town. After Russian tsar Peter the Great conquered the Baltics in the early 1700s, he es...
Viewed 42 times since 30 July 2018.

Tallinn: Old Town in Depth - Part 21
OUTER TALLINN Song Festival Grounds (Lauluväljak) At this open-air theatre, built in 1959 and resembling an oversized Hollywood Bowl, the Es...
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Tallinn: Old Town in Depth - Part 20
ALONG THE HARBOURFRONT Seaplane Harbour (Lennusadam) One of Tallinn’s newest and most ambitious sights is this nautical, aviation, and milit...
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Tallinn: Old Town in Depth - Part 19
The Rotermann Quarter (Rotermanni Kvartal) Sprawling between Hotel Viru and the port, just east of the Old Town, this 19th-century industrial zone is being redeveloped into shopping, office, and ...
Viewed 37 times since 30 July 2018.

Tallinn: Old Town in Depth - Part 18
If you’re interested in Estonia’s 20th and 21st-century history, it’s an easy five-minute walk from this square to the next sight. The Museum of Occupations (Okupatsioonide Muuseum)
Viewed 75 times since 30 July 2018.

Tallinn: Old Town in Depth - Part 17
Town Hall (Raekoda) and Tower This museum facing Town Hall Square is open to the general public only in the summer. It has exhibits on the town’s administration and history, along with an interes...
Viewed 37 times since 30 July 2018.

Tallinn: Old Town in Depth - Part 16
After the viewpoint, you descend to the lower town. Go out and left down Kohtu, past the Finnish Embassy (on your left). Back at the Dome Church, the slanted tree points the way, left down Piiskopi, “Bishop’s Street”. At the o...
Viewed 88 times since 30 July 2018.

Tallinn: Old Town in Depth - Part 14
Toompea Castle (Toompea Loss) The pink palace is an 18th-century Russian addition onto the medieval Toompea Castle. Today, it’s the Estonian Parliament, Riigigoku, building, flying the Estonian ...
Viewed 85 times since 30 July 2018.

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