Tallinn Old Town

Tallinn Old Town

beautifully preserved medieval city center built on European trade

Location: 

Old Town of Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia

Duration: 

Monday, September 7, 2015

Journey: 

personal highlights

  1. Tallinn Old Town: historic city center built on European Sea trade
  2. Origins: founded by the Teutonic Order, grown by the Hanseatic League
  3. UNESCO: an amazingly well preserved medieval town center

image sources

  1. wall protecting the city
  2. me at the historic city gate
  3. St. Nicholas' Church
  4. narrow alley behind the wall
  5. medieval defense wall

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