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We stopped to get some Euros from the ATM
Fat Margaret Tower with steeple of St. Olav's Church in the background.
Entry gate to Lower Town
Walking Pikk Street in Lower Town
St. Olav's Church
Buildings from Medieval Times on Pikk Street
Three Sisters - Once merchant offices and warehouses during 15th century Hanseatic Age, now hotels.
 
Once local headquarters of the KGB where "creative" interrogation methods were used.
Mark stands in front of Texas Honky Tonk and Cantina!
Lots of outdoor restaurants and bars

Brotherhood of the Black Heads -

Built in 1440, this house was used as a German merchants' club for nearly 500 years. (Now a concert hall)

   
Art Nouveau facade
Church of the Holy Ghost - The outdoor clock is from 1633
Great Guild Hall
Town Hall Square
Steeple of St. Nicholas Church
Cafes and pubs ring the square
Town Hall
Leaving Town Hall Square for Upper Town (Toompea)
Fred starts the climb up to Upper Town.
One of the gates through the wall separating the two cities.
Almost to the top! Russian Orthodox Cathedral comes into view.
City wall and tower.
Steeple of St. Nicholas Church is visible behind the city wall.
We rest for a minute enjoying the awesome view of the gorgeous Russian Orthodox Church
Russian Orthodox Church
Quick view of the interior (no photos allowed inside.)
Parliament House
Dome Church
Built in the 13th century and rebuilt in 1684 after a fire. Now a museum.
One of the many souvenir shops selling everything Amber.
Patkull Viewpoint
Note our cruise ship in the distance
 
Kohtuotsa Overlook with views of the towers of St. Nicholas Church and St. Olav's.
Leaving Upper Town
Watercolor painter displays his artwork.
 
Viru Gate marking the end of the Old Town. Hotel Viru is in the distance.
Fountain and tram in "new" Tallinn
 

 

To learn more about our trip around Tallinn, go to the Tallinn Newsletter. To view the next photo gallery, go to Helsinki Photo Gallery.


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