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Toompea Hill

Lossi Plats, Tallinn, Estonia
+372 5836 1161
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An ancient 10th-century Estonian stronghold stood on this 170-foot-high limestone plateau, which was later divided into the Big and Small Fortress with its distinctive defense towers erected in the early 13th century.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Lossi Plats, Tallinn, Estonia
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+372 5836 1161
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"old town"
in 490 reviews
"alexander nevsky cathedral"
in 70 reviews
"parliament building"
in 39 reviews
"worth the climb"
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"government buildings"
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"lower town"
in 49 reviews
"walk up"
in 27 reviews
"panoramic view"
in 23 reviews
"estonian parliament"
in 23 reviews
"viewing platform"
in 18 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 31 reviews
"baltic sea"
in 20 reviews
"take photos"
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"cobbled streets"
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"cruise ship"
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"toompea"
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Reviewed today

Many reviews have said well worth the walk and it is, but personally I didn't think the walk was that big of a deal and would not want it to put people off. Saying that, for the less active it could be. We walked up...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wander to the top of the old town and you’ll come across this phenomenal view over Tallinn to the harbour and beyond.

Thank Will H
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Dominated by the two cathedrals and offering views across the Old Town this area is worth the effort of the climb. Step lead up the north edge or follow the 'long way' up from the old town through an arched gateway. The least arduous route...More

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed yesterday

Easy to get, and is really worth it. Views are really great. I started my trip here - so it helped me to decide what I want to see ))

Thank Vespera V
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Reviewed yesterday

People with mobility problems would find the climb to the top too strenuous. Not sure how you would get to the top although there appeared to be a tourist “train” trolley operating which could be the answer

Thank DavidManchester107
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

No other place will give you better views of Old Tallinn. Fascinating history as well. A walk along the wall will give you an excellent perspective of the first peoples - and not the last - to invade the city.

Thank Laura K
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Reviewed 3 days ago

this is probably the best preserved medieval town I ever been. great walls, city view, and must see Danish garden

Thank Boris M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Climb up through the Old Town and you will arrive at this vantage point. Gives a superb view across the multi- coloured roofs and onion shaped church roof below. Stunning on a good day and an opportunity for great pictures. But, as has been noted...More

Thank George I
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip happened on a go with last minute booking on friday night with no plans. I had seen beautiful photos of tallinn old town and when i got chance to see it myself i could not miss it. I Booked the ticket from Riga(Latvia)...More

Thank Nishi S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views from here are spectacular but if you want to really enjoy them either go early or go late. In between the entire area is overrun with cruise ship tours.

Thank Zosia B
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nst4
2 July 2018|
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Response from Jim d | Reviewed this property |
Your taxi can get within a block or two - depending of course in the amount of local traffic - both vehicles and people!!! Regardless, the majority of walking will be done on cobblestone so good footwear is essential. If you... More
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Rose P
7 June 2018|
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Response from markr2306 | Reviewed this property |
the climb isn't too bad, its fairly gradual - i would think ok at any age for anyone even slightly fit. The views from the top are great and it is where you find the orthodox cathedral which is worth visiting
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keh199
17 January 2018|
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Response from TabathaSoltay | Reviewed this property |
There are actually a few ways up, but they are all steep and some involve stairs. I would take the road not the stairs, the ones I stumbled on to walk up are not only steep, they are uneven. Start in Freedom Square and... More
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