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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great views of the city and not exactly a hill as easily accessible (though you can choose the steps too)

Thank jo1jo
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice easy walk with some nice views over Tallinn which (when not crowded) seems to be a compact place to walk around.

Thank AttitudeAdjuster
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can have a sweeping stunning panoramic view of Tallinn old town from the top. It is quite easy to climb. You must climb.

Thank ZhaoXiuMei
Reviewed 1 week ago

While the lower town with it's pretty town hall square and numerous churches and shops can keep you busy for an entire day or two, don't miss out on the chance to climb up to the upper town (Toompea) which was in olden days the...More

Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed 1 week ago

visit it both once in the day and during the night, worth your time. You can treat it as a good viewpoint. From spires to old-town roof-tops it is definitely picture-pretty.

Thank TravelingGalosh
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Tallinn upper town, with many official buildings and several observation points with a wonderful view of the city

Thank Zeituni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a walk up the hill from the lower town - and there are several different routes with a variety of gradient to suit your fitness - to see the two cathedrals, the Parliament and to snap the view across the town from the...More

Thank Flynn59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The overview on the southeast hill was good for seeing the great fireworks of the New Year Eve 2018.

Thank Jarm0K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beatiful views over Tallinn. Also nice surroundings for a walk around. There are two marked viewing points.

Thank TeWe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there at sunset time and it was charming to look at the baltic horizon. We reached the spot by stairs from nunne street and visited the cathedral, it was magical!

Thank trimmerh0use
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17 January 2018|
Response from TabathaSoltay | Reviewed this property |
There are actually a few ways up, but they are all steep and some involve stairs. I would take the road not the stairs, the ones I stumbled on to walk up are not only steep, they are uneven. Start in Freedom Square and... More
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!