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Town Hall Square, Tallinn

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Surrounded by shops, restaurants, historical buildings, and its namesake structure, Town Hall Square is one of the focal points for activity and culture in Tallinn. Dating to the early 15th century, the square features a number of Gothic-style architectural gems and streets that branch out from the center, leading to hidden courtyards, secluded gardens, and cobbled alleys. The town hall showcases arched doorways and a 64 m (210 ft) tall tower. You'll often find a great deal of activity in the square, ranging from performers to souvenir stalls; in fact, local legend has it that the world's first Christmas tree was raised here in 1441. Watch for the circular "compass" tile in the square, from where you can see Tallinn's spires rising above the tops of the surrounding buildings. Put Town Hall Square at the forefront of your travel plans using our Tallinn trip itinerary planner.
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  • Beautiful buildings, beautiful colors, beautiful space. Great for pictures, great to eat!! So many options and all delicious and great for people watching while you dine outside!  more »
  • Town Hall Square is wery beautiful place for tourists and travelers. There are many souvenirs shops. We been there in winter. Next time we should go there in summer, that will be better!  more »
  • Very nice environment where one can easily spend a few hours to enjoy the surroundings. Many quaint little shops to visit, was a handmade hat for me and a stylish hat for my wife.
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