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Tallinn
Estonia

The port of Tallinn is located at the foot of the medieval town. In 1991, Estonia declared independence from the Soviet Union. The stone streets and medieval architecture of the city surrounded by walls give it a unique atmosphere.

Useful Information

Language

Estonian. English is generally understood in tourism sectors.

Currency

EUR
Euro

Currency Converters:  
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XE

Time difference

UTC: 2

from New York: +7h

from San Francisco: +9h

from London: +2h

Tips

5% to 10% will be appreciated in restaurants and taxis.

Weather
°C °F

MonthTemperature (Celsius)Temperature (Fahrenheit)Precipitations
Minimum
Average
Maximum
(mminch)
January
-6 21
-5 24
-1 30
502.00
February
-7 19
-5 23
-1 29
311.25
March
-4 25
-2 29
3 37
321.25
April
0 33
4 38
8 46
341.25
May
6 43
10 50
15 59
351.50
June
10 49
14 58
19 65
582.25
July
12 54
17 62
21 69
793.00
August
12 53
16 60
20 67
853.25
September
7 44
11 51
14 57
863.50
October
4 38
6 43
9 48
722.75
November
-1 31
1 35
4 38
743.00
December
-5 24
-2 28
0 32
602.25

Where is locate the Port of Tallinn

Cruise ships dock at the wharf near the Old Town next to the ferry terminal. A shuttle service is usually offered. The city is within walking distance. Pikk Gate is a little over 1km away.

Travelling around the port of Tallinn

The city can be visited on foot, as almost all the attractions are in the medieval city and there are many pedestrian streets. Wear comfortable sneakers.
A Hop on Hop off tour bus is available.

Activities in Tallinn

Rebate cards

The Tallinn Card could save you money if you plan to visit several museums and use the tourist bus.

Landmarks

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In the upper city you can see the Toompea Castle, a building with a pink façade, which is the seat of the Estonian Parliament.

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Built in the 19th century in the Russian Orthodox style. (free entry)

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The oldest baroque church in Tallinn dates from the 1200s.

Town walls

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You can climb on sections of the city wall (among other things near the Viru Gate)

Viru’s Gate

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It’s the main gate of Tallinn with its two turrets.

Kadriog

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Built as a summer residence that Peter the Great gave Catherine, it has now become a gallery of paintings and is located in the middle of a beautiful park (about 30 minutes by taxi from the port).

Several old buildings have been gathered on this site.

Historical sites

Historic village where you can see the ruins of a castle built by monks.

Museums

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Located near Raekoja Square (village square) and is home to the city museum.

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