Long Street (Pikk tanav), Tallinn

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Stroll along the medieval Long Street (Pikk tanav) with charming cafes, shops, and art galleries featuring Gothic town architecture. This 1,182 m (3,878 ft) street runs from Town Hall Square to the old port gate. Known as one of the area's busiest and most picturesque places, it conceals a number of local meeting points and several renowned restaurants. Observe the strange blend of ancient homes set amidst crumbling walls and zany coffee shops. Walk the medieval cobblestone roads, visit quirky art galleries, and try to leave some time for stepping into the quiet side streets along this main road. Arrange your visit to Long Street (Pikk tanav) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Tallinn using our Tallinn trip itinerary site .
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  • Tallinn is one of the well known cities in Europe. Both Historical and Commercial sectors come together in Tallinn. Many squares and Monuments that you can see. Many artfully built monuments that you ...  more »
  • Some good shops with mostly old buildings, an essential part of an old town tour with some shops to divert  more »
  • An old town similar to many others, with small shops and restaurants. Very expensive to eat out in the city (in fact more expensive than at home). There are many cruice ships by the city, and it brings with it large groups of people on the outing from the ships.
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As Estonia's largest city, Tallinn has a wide range of options for accommodation during your travels. Many of these--from economical bed and breakfasts to a luxury hotels--center within the Old Town or just outside of it, giving you easy access to historical sights and a range of activities. Get more for your money by venturing a little farther away; try a guesthouse in one of the surrounding areas for an authentic Estonian experience. Be sure to book accommodation in advance if you are traveling in the summer, as hostels, hotels, and bed and breakfasts are known to book up fast for the months of July and August. This is especially true for weekends from May through to September.
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