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Haapsalu Old Town, Haapsalu
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Surrounded almost entirely by the sea, Haapsalu Old Town is reputed to be over 700 years old, as evidenced by medieval monuments. Take a walk along the town's promenade that hugs the bay and breathe in the fresh sea air. Many like to snap photos of the area's numerous birds and the region's typical wooden houses, scattered throughout the gardens. At the health resort, you can enjoy one of the site's well known mud therapy sessions. The old town also offers plenty of facilities and play areas for children. Before you head to Haapsalu, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Haapsalu vacation route planner, to make sure you see all that Haapsalu has to offer, including Haapsalu Old Town.
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  • The city reminds of small towns in Sweden and coastlines of Finland. Lots of wooden houses, small streets where children can move around quite safely without need to be very nervous. It is a cosy smal...  more »
  • Very nice, cozy town. Interesting to visit:-RUSSIAN Museum about the history and culture of the Estonian Swedes; -embankment (promenade), where interesting bird-watching: swans, ducks, gulls and various migratory birds; musical bench Tchaikovsky on the waterfront; -observation tower on the promenade, where you can climb; -Church; -Bishop's Castle; -railway station built during the Imperial Russian Empire; -Restaurant TALUMENE KORTS, which sit on a bench, wooden grandfather and Baba, near the Plaza fountain with a girl. The wooden Interior, delicious food and big portions.
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  • Haapsalu old town is small, but cozy. Handicraft shops, cafes, sea. In winter, very quiet, but in the summer, especially during the days of the people of the various theme a little too much. You should köydä a beatiful!
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