Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is placed south of Helsinki and the southeastern end of the Gulf of Finland. The place is famous because its medieval buildings, houses, alleyways, and its cobbled streets are all well preserved.
Tallinn can be reached through several types of transportation; you can visit it through plane, bus, or ferries. But if you want the best experience for a mini vacation, then it is best to take a Cruise Ship.
The port of Tallinn is one of the biggest in the Baltic area, so you would have plenty of choices for a tallinnan risteily. Cruise ships are excellent choice to make your vacation extra special, they give you the best services and accommodation, which makes your trip memorable before you even reached your destination.
Tallinn’s best feature of Medieval architecture is also coupled by old European buildings like wooden houses that have been fashioned from the bourgeoisie taste of early 20th century. These historic buildings and houses are also complimented by today’s modernization, you can find Mcdonalds and other modern establishments mixed within this historic city.
This mix of the past and the present offers the tourists who visits Tallinn the complete experience. They can get lost on its medieval attractions but also get in touch with the present easily.
There are so many great places to visit in Tallinn, and they are too many to list here. So I will give just some of the most notable ones.
In the Old City, you can visity the Medieval old town, Viru Gate, Toompea Hill, St Mary’s Cathedral, Raekoda, Riigikogu (Parliament building), Museum of Occupations, among several others.
Outside the Old City, you can also find notable places like Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn Botanical Gardens, Pae Park, Metsakalmistu Cemetary and several others.