Category : Sights

Tallinn Song Festival Grounds (1)

Song Festival Grounds

The Song Festival Grounds (Lauluväljak) have a special role in Estonian history and national identity, as it’s the place where the legendary Song Festival, “Laulupidu”, is held once every five years. During the Soviet era it had an important aspect in maintaining…

0 Comments / 24/02/2016

St. Nicholas' Church and Museum in Tallinn Old Town (3)

St. Nicholas’ Church and Museum

Niguliste Church (St. Nicholas’ Church) is located in Tallinn Old Town, just a minute walk away from the Town Hall Square. From the outside the church looks pretty magnificent and also the interior is nice, but I’d say that Niguliste…

0 Comments / 24/02/2016

Tallinn Town Hall Square (3)

Tallinn Town Hall Square

Tallinn Town Hall Square is definitely one of the ‘must visit places’ in Tallinn, as it is the heart of the Old Town. The first mention of Town Hall Square is from 1313 when it was called forum. Over the…

0 Comments / 04/02/2016

The Art Museum of Estonia

Holiday & Exceptional Opening Hours for Museums in Tallinn – 2016

Tallinn Seaplane Harbour: 01 January 2016 10-17 24 February 2016 10-17 25 March 2016 10-17 27 March 2016 10-17 01 May 2016 10-17 15 May 2016 10-17 23 June 2016 10-17 24 June 2016 10-17 20 August 2016 10-17 23 December 2016 10-17 24 December 2016 Closed 25…

0 Comments / 02/02/2016

Tallinn-Maarjamae Memorial

Maarjamäe War Memorial

During the 1960’s and 70’s the Soviet Union was active in the building of war memorials in memory of Soviet soldiers who fell during World War II, and in 1960 Tallinn got its own, called Maarjamäe Memorial. The memorial is quite a massive structure…

0 Comments / 19/01/2016