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Toompea Castle

Toompea Hill, Upper Town, Tallinn, Estonia
+372 631 6537
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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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Toompea Hill, Upper Town, Tallinn, Estonia
+372 631 6537
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tallinn is a small and easily navigable City near the Cruise Port. Our guide, Eeri was knowledgable and gave us a great overview of the City. Toompea Castle is not a very big or ornate building, but it is a great place to start a...More

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty building from outside but not your typical castle and no entry without prearrangement. If you're in the area nice to look at but not worth a special trip.

Thank AdventureUnlimited01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Built on the spot,where the ancient Estonian wooden fortress stood before the 1219 Danish invasion, Tallin's castle served for seven centuries as the seat of power for the nation's foreign masters. Now it houses the Riigikogu,Estonia's Parliament. On one corner of the castle, the pikk...More

Thank jyotsna907
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Toompea castle which is also the home to the Estonian parliament, it is a beautiful building with an extraordinary setting at the top of the town surrounded by the city walls. There is a nice square in front of the building and a park to...More

Thank MrPhileasF
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Toompea Castle is an impressive building near the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, now housing the Estonian Parliament. Worth a look if you're in the area - didn't go inside. Not sure if you can, but other travelers said you can book a tour in advance.

Thank emmdeeceee
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Currently housing the parliament, there's a small shop with souvenirs connected with the parliament nearby. Right opposite the Nevsky cathedral.

Thank JonDoe04134
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The castle is on the Toompea Hill, Castle and strong fortress for centuries , nowadays it has accommodated the Parliament of Estonia in the new Baroque wing.

Thank DianaIK
Reviewed 3 April 2017

During our free walking tour we visited many interesting sites/sights. Toompea castle is currently home to the nations parliament, open to the public, however you have to pre-book, we just walked around this impressive building also taking in the views, from the hill.

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Well maintained fortress with interesting stone work, all based on Limestone which is teh predominent stone used in the region. Well worth the trip.

Thank wlwiggs1962
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Located on the southwest of Tallinn Old Town, This beautiful castle is located next to the Parliament which is across the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. This castle also have a nice view of Tallinn Bay

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