Top Historical Places in Tallinn

Tallinn is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Tallinn one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Tallinn is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Tallinn or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Tallinn. Explore the historical monuments of Tallinn with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Tallinn guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Tallinn page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

Let's witness the history of Tallinn with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. # 1 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn | Added 454 times in trip plans
    Toompea Hill And Castle

    Tags: Castle, Hill

    Address: Toompea, 10130 Tallinn, Estonia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Toompea Hill located in the middle of the Estonian government and the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, offers a fabulous view of the city. Legends say that the hill was formed where Linda mourned for K...Read more

  2. # 2 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn | Added 569 times in trip plans
    Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

    Tags: Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Lossi plats 10, 10130 Tallinn, Estonia

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Built in the late 19th century in a typical Russian Revival style of architecture, the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral’s onion shaped domes catch your attention straight away. The cathedral is placed...Read more

  3. # 3 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn | Added 358 times in trip plans
    Tallinn Town Hall

    Tags: Architecture , Hall

    Address: Raekoja plats 1, 10114 Tallinn, Estonia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Being the only surviving Gothic town hall in Europe and the oldest town hall in the Baltic and Scandinavia region, the Tallin Town hall was completed by the early 15th century. The weather vane of Old...Read more

  4. # 4 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn | Added 381 times in trip plans
    St. Catherine's Passage

    Tags: Historical Site

    Address: Katariina käik, 10140 Tallinn, Estonia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    St. Catherine's Passage is one of the charming streets in the Old Town of Tallinn located behind the former building of St. Catherine's Church. The street is famous for its number of shops that sell t...Read more

  5. # 5 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn | Added 499 times in trip plans
    St Mary's Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Tomb

    Address: Toom-Kooli 6, 10130 Tallinn, Estonia

    Timings: 10:30 am - 03:30 pm Details

    Dating back to the 13th century, the St. Mary's Church is the oldest church in Estonia. Many popular people are buried at the church including a number of military admirals, officers and their familie...Read more

  6. # 6 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn | Added 252 times in trip plans
    Long Street

    Tags: Walking Area, Streets

    Address: Pikk, Tallinn, Estonia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A picture perfect place with cobbled pathways, old buildings that occupy most of the place and a range of shops that sell every fashion lover’s must-buys, the Long Street is more than just a str...Read more

  7. # 7 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn | Added 265 times in trip plans
    Viru Gate

    Tags: Watch Tower, Cafe, Streets

    Address: Viru,10140 Tallinn, Estonia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Originally part of a fort wall with watch towers on either side, over time the wall was demolished to connect the city’s Old Market with Kadriorg. The towers still remain along with parts of the...Read more

  8. # 8 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn | Added 38 times in trip plans
    Church Of The Holy Spirit

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Statue

    Address: Pühavaimu 2, 10123 Tallinn, Estonia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Dating back to the 13th century, the Church of the Holy Spirit’s deceptively simple exterior tricks you till you see its elaborate interiors. The beautiful alter with statues that juxtapose agai...Read more

  9. # 9 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn | Added 275 times in trip plans
    Kadriorg Palace

    Tags: Art Museum, Garden, Architecture , Hall

    Address: A. Weizenbergi 37, 10127 Tallinn, Estonia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Built for Catherine I of Russia, the Kadriorg Palace dates back to the early 18th century and is loved for its Petrine Baroque architecture. The palace holds foreign art in the Kadriorg Art Museum but...Read more

  10. # 10 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn | Added 345 times in trip plans
    Estonian Maritime Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Historical Site

    Address: Pikk 70, 10133 Tallinn, Estonia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Located in the Fat Margaret Tower in the old town of Tallinn, the Estonian Maritime Museum showcases the history of navigation and ships used in the country and is part of the Seaplane Harbour museum ...Read more

  11. # 11 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn | Added 11 times in trip plans
    Russalka

    Tags: Monument, Statue, Sculpture

    Address: Pirita tee 1, 10127 Tallinn, Estonia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Named after the Russalka Ship on which many people lost their lives at the Gulf of Finland, the Russalka monument is quiet a sight with a 16-meter sculpture of an angel placed on a granite pillar. The...Read more

  12. # 12 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn | Added 152 times in trip plans
    Estonian History Museum - Great Guild Hall

    Tags: Museum, Architecture , Hall

    Address: Pikk 17, 10123 Tallinn, Estonia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Dating back to the early 15th century, the Great Guild Hall’s Gothic architecture was used for storing wine during the 18th century and as an arts venue during the 19th century. Today, it accomm...Read more

  13. # 13 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn | Added 7 times in trip plans
    Rataskaevu

    Tags: Walking Area, Streets

    Address: Rataskaevu, Tallinn, Estonia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Known for its legendary haunting stories, Rataskaevu Street is one of the oldest streets in the city that date back to at least the 13th century. The Cat well where a number of cats were thrown in as ...Read more

  14. # 14 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn | Added 6 times in trip plans
    Long Boot

    Tags: Walking Area, Cafe, Restaurant, Streets

    Address: Pikk jalg, 10130 Tallinn, Estonia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Being the oldest street in Tallinn, the Long Boot (Pikk Jalg) offers a mad mixture of old fortifications, warehouses and churches that have incorporated modern cafes, restaurants and shops under their...Read more

  15. # 15 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn | Added 7 times in trip plans
    War Of Independence Victory Column

    Tags: Monument

    Address: 10130 Tallinn, Estonia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Taking the spotlight at the Freedom square, the Vabaduse Monument shines in bright blue after dark. The monument was unveiled in 2009 and is dedicated to those who lost their lives during the Estonian...Read more