Top 10 Attractions in Tallinn (2018)


1. Tallinn Old Town


📁 Historic, Architecture, Monument

Tallinn Old Town – Highlights

  • The historic and cultural centre of Tallinn
  • Numerous magnificent medieval buildings
  • Charming Gothic town hall and churches
  • Fine dining experience in top restaurants
  • Estonia’s World Heritage Site

2. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral


📁 Religious Site, Architecture

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral – Highlights

  • Beautiful Orthodox church in Tallinn
  • Fascinating Russian style architecture
  • Impressive onion-shaped domes
  • Ornate interior mosaics and icons

Opening Hours

  • May – Sep
    • Daily: 08:00 – 19:00
  • Oct – Apr
    • Daily: 08:00 – 16:00

3. Toompea Castle


📁 Castle, Architecture, Historic

Toompea Castle – Highlights

  • Home to the Parliament of Estonia
  • Ancient castle built of local limestone
  • Features diverse architecture styles
  • Unique Expressionist parliament building

🌐 Main Website


4. Kadriorg Palace


📁 Palace, Architecture, Garden, Museum

Kadriorg Palace – Highlights

  • Magnificent Petrine Baroque palace
  • Surrounded by lovely gardens with fountains
  • Kadriorg Art Museum full of notable artworks
  • Collection of European and Russian artworks

Opening Hours

  • May – Sep
    • Tue: 10:00 – 18:00
    • Wed: 10:00 – 20:00
    • Thu – Sun: 10:00 – 18:00
    • Mon: Closed
  • Oct – Apr
    • Wed: 10:00 – 20:00
    • Thu – Sun: 10:00 – 17:00
    • Mon – Tue: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 6.50 EUR
  • Children: 4.50 EUR
  • Guided Tour: from 50 EUR

🌐 Main Website


5. Town Hall Square


📁 Architecture, Historic, Local Market

Town Hall Square – Highlights

  • Picturesque square in the Old Town
  • Remarkable pastel-coloured buildings
  • Outdoor cafes and markets in summer
  • Home to a huge Christmas tree in winter

6. St. Olaf’s Church


📁 Religious Site, Observation Deck

St. Olaf’s Church – Highlights

  • Iconic 13th-century Gothic church in Tallinn
  • 124-m high spire with an observation deck
  • Panorama of the Old Town and Toompea Hill

Opening Hours (Tower)

  • Apr – Jun
    • Daily: 10:00 – 18:00
  • Jul – Aug
    • Daily: 10:00 – 20:00
  • Sep – Oct
    • Daily: 10:00 – 18:00
  • Nov – Mar: Closed

Entrance Fee (Tower)

  • Adults: 3 EUR
  • Children: 1 EUR

7. Tallinn TV Tower


📁 Tower, Observation Deck

Tallinn TV Tower – Highlights

  • The tallest (314-m) building in Estonia
  • Spectacular panorama of Tallinn cityscape
  • 175-m high open-air observation platform
  • Interactive Estonian Hall of Fame exhibits

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 10:00 – 19:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 10 EUR
  • Children: 6 EUR

🌐 Main Website


8. Seaplane Harbour (Lennusadam)


📁 Museum, Maritime, Historic

Seaplane Harbour – Highlights

  • Museum inside historic seaplane hangars
  • Authentic 1930s submarine Lembit
  • Tons of recreational family attractions
  • Spectacular views of the sea and the city

Opening Hours

  • May – Sep
    • Daily: 10:00 – 19:00
  • Oct – Apr
    • Tue-Sun: 10:00 – 18:00
    • Mon: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 14 EUR
  • Children: 7 EUR

🌐 Main Website


9. Estonian Open-Air Museum


📁 Museum, Architecture, Ethnographic

Estonian Open-Air Museum – Highlights

  • Proper reconstruction of a rural village
  • Overview of Estonian vernacular architecture
  • Collections of over 70 traditional buildings
  • Farmyards, farmhouses, and old public buildings

Opening Hours

  • 23 Apr – 28 Sep
    • Daily: 10:00 – 20:00
  • 29 Sep – 22 Apr
    • Daily: 10:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • 23 Apr – 28 Sep
    • Adults: 9 EUR
    • Children: 6 EUR
  • 29 Sep – 22 Apr
    • Adults: 7 EUR
    • Children: 5 EUR

🌐 Main Website


10. Kumu Art Museum


📁 Museum, Art, Architecture

Kumu Art Museum – Highlights

  • Headquarters of the Art Museum of Estonia
  • Collections of Estonian classic and modern art
  • Modern architecture with spacious exhibitions
  • Rotating exhibits of renowned international art

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Sep
    • Tue-Wed: 10:00 – 18:00
    • Thu: 10:00 – 20:00
    • Fri-Sun: 10:00 – 18:00
    • Mon: Closed
  • Oct – Mar
    • Wed: 10:00 – 18:00
    • Thu: 10:00 – 20:00
    • Fri-Sun: 10:00 – 18:00
    • Mon-Tue: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 8 EUR
  • Children: 6 EUR

🌐 Main Website


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Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 23 August 2017
Last Updated: 23 February 2018

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