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Tallinn Town Hall, Tallinn

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Gothic architectural style defines Tallinn Town Hall, a 15th-century building with a 64 m (210 ft) tall tower crowned by "Old Thomas," a weather vane that has come to serve as a symbol of Tallinn. Explore the network of rooms within, complete with decorative pillars, arched ceilings, and fireplaces, and take in the setting that saw many of the city council's most important decisions. You can climb the 115 steps up to the tower's belfry, from where you'll get a sweeping view of the square below and the city's many spires. Keep in mind that public access to the building varies by season, so be sure to check the website to ensure it's open. Plan your visit to Tallinn Town Hall and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Tallinn trip builder.
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  • The imposing edifice dominates the landscape of the old city centre. When your around, opens up a wide, surrounded from old farm buildings.
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  • Tower towering city of Tallinn's distinctive buildings. Around the square, various events are held in each season. Many nearby restaurants and souvenir shops, will be a landmark and symbol of tourism.
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  • Love the place. Architectural beauty with immense historical and cultural value. No visit to city is complete without seeing this building and surroundings.  more »
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  • Nice ancient building in the middle of the old town. During weekends there is a nice souvenir market in the square just next to it. Maybe not worth paying for going in the tower. Go to St Olaf church instead.
  • Beautiful and historical place to go.Must visit.In Old town
  • Beautiful town hall building with a town square all around it. Lots of patios around the square however they are a tourist trap and over price. You are better to walk a block away from the square.
  • A great square to have a look and take some pictures. The restaurants I do recommend to find on nearby streets.
  • Interesting building the view from the top is good.