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Toompea Hill, Tallinn
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Home to medieval castle fortifications, a host of churches, and the seat of Estonia's parliament, Toompea Hill has represented the epicenter of power for Tallinn's rulers throughout history. You can make your way from the lower portion of the World Heritage-listed old town to the top of the hill via a long cobbled walkway. You'll pass by a ninth-century fortress that houses the seat of the national government, the Russian Orthodox cathedral, and the 124 m (407 ft) tall church of St. Olaf. For a basic tour of the upper town, follow the remains of the city's walls around their perimeter, stopping for photos at the viewing platforms along the way. To visit Toompea Hill on your holiday in Tallinn, and find out what else Tallinn has to offer, use our Tallinn trip itinerary maker.
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  • Toompea, is a hill situated near the historic town of Tallin, medium access through narrow streets and steep. However by the panoramic landscape glimpsed in the viewpoints, the churches that are at the top, it's binding site for those visiting Tallinn. Not to be missed.
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  • I advise you to be sure to take a walk in the Vishgorod. Walk better recite the top, gradually going down to the old town.
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  • Every time regardless of the weather being at Los Gatos in the Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky and its surroundings find something new and interesting. Every tourist and resident of Tallinn should definitely be there. A place that's going to last a lifetime in your memory.
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