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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 is on the Toompea Hill, Castle and strong fortress for centuries , nowadays it has accommodated the Parliament of Estonia in the new Baroque wing.  more »
  • During our free walking tour we visited many interesting sites/sights. Toompea castle is currently home to the nations parliament, open to the public, however you have to pre-book, we just walked arou...  more »
  • Located on a small hill at the back of the old town. Estonia flag hung at the top of tall Hermann pink castle (it is more like the Palace) with is a refreshing contrast. More people visiting on a sunny day, would enjoy its landscape.
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  • Directly facing the Alexander Nevsky cathedral, is the Estonian Parliament, at Toompea Castle (Estonian: Toompea loss). Check online for opening times and tours or small exhibitions.
  • Nice small palace in front of orthodox cathedral. Making nice unit together with a small square in the middle.
  • An amazing and historic palace.
  • A pretty palace. Nice view from the square.
  • it's wonderful ♥