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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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  • A central part of Tallinn's old town with a few interesting churches, medeival buildings and a viewing point. I really like it. 
  • A visit to Tallinn is not complete without a moment of Toompea viewpoints with beautiful views over large parts of Tallinn. It's the perfect places to take panoramic pictures. In the area there are also several beautiful churches as Alexander Nevski Cathedral, the Cathedral and several government buildings.
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  • This hill is where some of the major attraction of Old Town Tallinn is located. From the hill, you could have a great view of Tallinn old town, Tallinn Harbour and Tallinn Bay.