Category : Sights

Tallinn Pierre Chocolaterie and Masters' Courtyard (1)

Masters’ Courtyard and Pierre Chocolaterie

Pierre Chocolaterie is located in Masters’ Courtyard, which without a doubt is one of the most beautiful places in Tallinn Old Town. The cafeteria itself is good enough reason to visit the courtyard, as Pierre offers a delicious selection of hot chocolates…

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Tallinn Botanic Garden

Tallinn Botanic Garden

Tallinn Botanic Garden is about 8km from the city centre, near the Tallinn TV Tower. The garden has many different categories of flowers, trees and plants –  from house plants to tropical varieties. Altogether the Botanic Garden covers 123 hectares and…

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Tallinn Cafe Maiasmokk

Kalev – Estonian Confectionery

Kalev was established in 1806 when Lorenz Caviezel opened a confectioner’s in Tallinn Old Town’s Pikk-Street (where the oldest cafe in Estonia Maiasmokk is located), and today Kalev is the biggest and most famous confectionery company in Estonia. It is considered one of the…

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Tallinn Kadriorg Palace (10)

Kadriorg Palace

Tallinn’s Kadriorg Palace is a baroque building built in 1718 by Peter the Great of Russia for his wife, Catherine I. Actually, Kadriorg means literally in Estonian ‘Catherine’s Valley’. The palace was designed by Niccolo Michetti, and it was supposed…

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The Tallinn Town Hall Tower & The Legend of Old Thomas (2)

The Tallinn Town Hall Tower & The Legend of Old Thomas

Tallinn’s Town Hall Tower is located on a square of the same name. The Town Hall Square is the heart of the city, the central point where major events have taken place (Christmas market, concerts, political speeches etc.) since medieval times….

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