Sights of Tallinn
Over the eight centuries of its existence, Tallinn has never been in whose hands. For a fortress and a port on the Baltic Sea at different times, knightly orders, Sweden and the Russian Empire fought. As a result, the modern capital of Estonia has become a mixture of different cultures, architectural styles and traditions.
Old Tallinn is a classic example of medieval cities in Northern Europe. In the center there is a fortified fortress with thick walls, where the parliament sits, stone streets spread out from houses with gabled roofs diverge from the main square, and bell towers of ancient churches rise above the blocks.
The capital of Estonia is the main cultural center of the country. Here are the main museums, theaters, concert venues. On city streets festivals and festive processions are held throughout the year. Continue reading