Toompea Castle, Tallinn

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Home to the Estonian parliament, Toompea Castle sits at the epicenter of Estonian history. Throughout the ages it served as the military and administrative center for different rulers of the area, from local lords to Danes, Teutonic knights, Swedes, and Russians. The abundance of architectural and artistic styles reflects the castle's rich history, and its tallest tower proudly flies the national flag. Free tours are offered periodically, but you'll need to have a valid ID for a security check. Put Toompea Castle at the forefront of your travel plans using our Tallinn sightseeing planning tool .
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  • On the top of the hill above the old town centre is the Toompea castle, house of the Estonian parliament nowadays. It big, a medieval building rebuilt in 15th century. Wd had s look outside from the t...  more »
  • The Toompea Castle Castle, located on the western side of Tallinn's Old Town, is built in a panoramic location overlooking the entire city. There is no elegance in the appearance like the fortress rather than the castle. It is now being used as a parliamentary facility.
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  • It was in the spring of 2018. It was possible to walk freely throughout the government building. Look into the classrooms, where all sorts of groups and factions. There was a tour of the Tompea Tower. Very tasty cakes in the café on the ground floor
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  • what a place the old town of Tallinn enjoyed every minute of my trip loads of wonderful sites to visit lots of very good quality restaurants the food is great
  • Best place to watch Sunset over Tallinn- Simply stunning
  • Its now Estonian parliament. We didnt go inside as it needs special permision but looked beautiful from outside
  • Nice view points interesting architecture and some eery statues. Great in the snow. Didn't go in
  • Great place. Has it's viewing platforms
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