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Toompea Hill

Lossi Plats, Tallinn, Estonia
+372 5836 1161
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An ancient 10th-century Estonian stronghold stood on this 170-foot-high limestone plateau, which was later divided into the Big and Small Fortress with its distinctive defense towers erected in the early 13th century.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Lossi Plats, Tallinn, Estonia
+372 5836 1161
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was fascinated to see the view of Old Town of Tallinn from the top of this hill. It was an incredible first glance over the rooftops and old city walls. This was one of the most precious times of my travels. What a view!...More

Thank ShanOC
Reviewed 2 days ago

it was snowing the day we walked up to Toompea adding to the atmosphere but in any case its worth the effort. amazing views and gorgeous historic building as well as cute bars and hand craft shops. A MUST SEE!

Thank fluffyloveheart
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The architecture is awe inspiring! The interior is equally captivating with the display of sculptures, paintings and spiritual arts.

Thank Hinexplorer
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So you’ve wandered around the old town down below so it’s a shortish uphill walk to the hill but very well worth it. Great views all around and lovely streets to wander around. Excellent

Thank hardwil
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love Tallinn's old city center. Toompea Hill is the old center, with the famous churches and government buildings. Interesting little streets and hidden vistas are great for wandering.

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bit of a trek up the hill but well worth the effort. Great views of the city and surrounding area. Fantastic cathedral dominates the summit a must visit. Alas no photo's allowed.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Climb up to the top to get a wonderful view of Tallinn and beyond and also visit the beautiful cathedral up there.

Thank bitey27
Reviewed 1 week ago

This provides yet another vantage point to over look Old Town Tallinn. Located close to the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Toompea Castle and other attractions it is a good spot to relax, regroup and veiw the old city. Free to enter it is a beautiful space.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the view of the city and the buildings from the hill. It is a must visit as you get a good look of the Old town. The buildings remind me of a medieval town and we got a good view of the church!

Thank Stephani A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has the best view on the whole Tallinn. Not much to do here unless you want to visit local churches. The restaurants here are overprices and low quality.

Thank Hitartur
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Aurelio C
19 March 2017|
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Response from kiltmaker2 | Reviewed this property |
You could take a cab from old town and ask them to drop you at the crossroad of Toompea and Falgi Tee street. You still have to walk about 400 metres from this junction. The first 50 metres will be slightly hilly but the... More
8 June 2016|
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Response from Swedishtraveller767 | Reviewed this property |
It's adjacent to or a part of the old town. Don't miss it!