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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. Before you head to Tallinn, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Tallinn itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Tallinn has to offer, including Toompea Castle.
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  • The castle on the top of Toompea Hill, currently houses the Parliament of Estonia. Interesting Baroque architecture. 
  • The building has great historical value. However, today it's no big deal. Worth the visit by staying in front of the beautiful church of Alexander Nevsky
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  • This castle is located on Toompea Hill and consists of two distinct sections: the located at the front of the Alejandro Nevski Cathedral is the Palace being a pink and white colors building at three levels and with large windows and a large balcony which is located in the main façade towering over three access doors. Stresses to the Centre the coat of arms of Estonia in golden color and the three lions in blue and the flag topped the whole. The left side consisting of a wall with its round tower and medieval style, appearance is rustic. This place is the Parliament. All this appreciate it from the outside and ignore if there are visits to it since I didn't have any information on this.
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