Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks 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.

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  1. Toompea Hill And Castle

    #1 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn
    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. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

    #2 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn
    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. Tallinn Town Hall

    #3 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn
    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. St. Catherine's Passage

    #4 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn
    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. St Mary's Church

    #5 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn
    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. Long Street

    #6 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn
    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. Viru Gate

    #7 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn
    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. Church Of The Holy Spirit

    #8 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn
    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. Kadriorg Palace

    #9 of 22 Historical Places in Tallinn
    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

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