Toompea Castle
Toompea Castle
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Wednesday
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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The original Danish castle, which was built in 1219, was later destroyed and replaced by a new castle in the 14th century that served as the seat of the Knights of the Sword for several centuries.
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TheShis
Tel Aviv, Israel39,612 contributions
Sept 2023 • Couples
Just next to the Alexander Nevski cathedral lies the Toompea castle, which is a pink-ish small castle with a lovely garden next to it.
While the castle wasn't open for visits, we could see its exterior.
Written October 28, 2023
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Coryy20
Port of Spain, Trinidad4,837 contributions
Dec 2022 • Solo
If you visit the Toompea hill lookout all you need to do is turn right and walk up the inclinr a bit and you will find it right across from the Alexander Nevesky church. It is Toompea castle and President's castle in one from what I have been told.
It was closed when I was there visiting so I am clueless as to how it looks inside.
Written September 2, 2023
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LolaGo1
Washington DC, DC6,407 contributions
May 2023 • Solo
This attraction is located accross fro the Alexander Nievsky Cathderal. I wondered why it’s outside wall color is pink, most buildings in the area are painted gold or yellow. This is called the Tempeo Castle or the Parliament Building.

Behind it is a big, manicured garden, benches and the Tall Hermann Tower. I briefly rested at one of the benches and enjoyed the ambience here.
Written May 19, 2023
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fluffymonkey
Worcester, UK3,284 contributions
Apr 2023
This is a slightly deceptive building viewed from the front, pink facade next to the cathedral, as it doesn't resemble a castle. This baroque building was built sometime after the castle. To see its true (medival) identity you need to take a short detour to see its alter-ego!
Written April 26, 2023
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2013CTB
Atlanta, GA224 contributions
Jun 2022
I had a lovely walk around the grounds and got to see the dried-up moat. We were unable to gain access to the building as it appeared that Parliament was in session. Great view of the city. Be sure and see the tower. Near several other attractions so it is easy to add to your tour. Interesting architectural style.
Written June 19, 2022
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Adventure Diva
Manchester, CT2,160 contributions
Oct 2019 • Solo
This palace is home to the Estonia parliament which commemorates the country's independence. Very informative. Attractive architecture.
Written August 31, 2020
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Mark_Dornoch
Dornoch, UK1,509 contributions
Jul 2019
We couldn't gain access as it is necessary to book in advance. Nevertheless we had a nice walk around the outside. It is a strange mix of styles as a result of it being built over a number of centuries. If you wander below you can clearly see it as a castle fortress. However if you just look at it from the front entrance it has the appearance of a Baroque style building. This is home to the Estonian Parliament.
Written June 23, 2020
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Dorrith Z
Helvoirt, The Netherlands2,034 contributions
May 2019
Toompea Castle is a very old castle, that has changed very often in the 10 centuries since it was build and had many owners (Danish, Swedish, German, Russian).It's on top of an hill, very near to the centre of Talinn. Yoy can see
its high tower, called Long Herman, from far away. On the platform you have a magnificent view.
Written December 22, 2019
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TbT
Cedar Rapids, IA330 contributions
Nov 2018
Great views of the city, marvelous builings like the Tall Herman & Kiek-in-de-Kök towers & the stunning Alexander Nevsky Cathderal comprise some of the many delights of Toompea Hill.
Written October 26, 2019
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Frankie T
Belfast, UK1,401 contributions
Oct 2019 • Couples
Lots to see in this area. The parliament building does not disappoint.

Beautiful and a short distance from many of the attractions of the Old Town.
Written October 7, 2019
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