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Tallinn Old Town, Tallinn
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Divided between a fortified upper portion and lively lower section, Tallinn Old Town, now a World Heritage Site, represents the historic heart of Estonia. Defended by imposing walls and 26 surviving watchtowers, the city is one of the best preserved in Europe. Wander the winding, cobbled streets surrounded by Hanseatic-style architecture and buildings dating from as far back as the 11th century. Climb up the steep steps to the castle-like upper town, where the city's elite once lived. You'll be rewarded with sweeping views of the city and the Gulf of Finland, accented by a multitude of church spires and towers. For the clearest panoramas, head to the viewing platforms around the edges of the walls. Make Tallinn Old Town a part of your Tallinn vacation plans using our Tallinn vacation builder.
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  • There are a lot of tourist points of interest along this ancient city, from the walls, the huge Piazza del municipio, which contrasts with very narrow streets and winding, but always interesting. Local trade is very excited, and there are several restaurants and shops are well integrated in the medieval spirit, seeking to maintain traditions and old customs such as polo tourist attraction. Don't miss to visit.
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  • I really love visiting Old Towns across Europe, and the one in Tallinn is lovely! Wonderful restaurants and shops dotted around the streets too! 
  • Very nice and atmospheric place with a huge number of really old buildings, cozy cafes and scenic views