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Tallinn: Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt and Tour

1. Tallinn: Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt and Tour

Get to know Tallinn at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. After downloading the scavenger hunt tour on your mobile device, use the mobile app and integrated maps to reach 10 of Tallinn’s most important attractions on foot. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the tour. Start the activity whenever you like and enjoy the flexibility to pause your game at any time to take a break, snap the perfect photos, stop for lunch, or visit a museum. Choose to continue the tour later or save the rest for another day. In the history-filled city of Tallinn you will first visit the beautiful Viru Gate. Then the unique Dominican St. Catherine's Monastery Claustrum and then the irreplaceable Tallinn Town Hall. This wonderful route continues to the Eduard Vilde Monument. As a fifth stop you will find the Freedom Square. As you continue your walk through the city you will find the interesting Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Of course, the Estonian History Museum - Great Guild Hall could not be missing from this tour. In addition, you will also admire the House of the Blackheads. The penultimate destination is the enviable St Olaf's Church. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour could not be other than the Estonian Maritime Museum.

Tallinn: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour

2. Tallinn: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour

The Estonian maritime city of Tallinn is truly one of the gems of Northern Europe. The old town has been astonishingly well preserved and was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. There is also a new town center, called Vabaduse Valjak or Freedom Square, at the edge of the old town. Nearby is the giant matchbox of Hotel Viru, a former tourist flagship and notorious den of Cold War intrigue. During this era, every room was tapped and monitored by the KGB! The city has been influenced by Germany, Italy, Russia, and Scandinavia. Tallinn’s calendar is packed with festivals celebrating music, film, art, theater, culture, and food. Sea-faring festivals, the Opera Festival, and the Tallinn Marathon also feature prominently on the calendar. Explore this alluring city and take advantage of all there is to see and do during your stay. Take the bus tour to the old town and admire the 14th and 15th-century architecture and narrow, twisting streets. You can also try out the local cuisine at any of a number of restaurants here. Tour Stops: Historic Centre & Old Town Stop 1 - Mere Pst. 5 / City Centre Stop 2 - Toompea / Old Town Stop 3 - Kadriorg Park / Swan Lake Stop 4 - City Harbour D- Terminal Stop 5 - City Harbour ABC- Terminals Stop 6 - City Harbour Cruise Ship Terminal Pirita & Historic Suburbs Stop 1 - Mere Pst. 5 (in front of Russian Cultural Centre) Stop 2 - Toompea / Old Town Stop 3 - Railway Station / Towers Park Stop 4 - Fat Margareth Tower Stop 5 - Song Festival Grounds Stop 6 - Song Festival Grounds / Beachwalk Stop 7 - Maarjamae Castle Stop 8 - Pirita Stop 9 - Rummu / Pirita TOP Spa Hotel Stop 10 - Kadriorg Park / Swan Lake 2 Stop 11 - City Harbour D- Terminal Stop 12 - City harbour ABC- Terminals Stop 13 - Coty Harbour Cruise Ship Terminal

Tallinn Self-Guided Audio Tour

3. Tallinn Self-Guided Audio Tour

Download our handy app or a vibrant MP3 self-guided audio tour combined with a fully detailed map of the area of your tour. This scenic city of Tallinn, Estonia's capital, will bring you to some of the best views in the country. On this audio tour, you'll learn about its history with Germany and visit areas in the city with different historical influences like the Great Coastal Gate, and Freedom Square. You will also see St Olaf's Church, Tower Square, the House of the Brotherhood of Blackheads, Town Hall Square, the Dominican Monastery with St Catherine's Passage, the Toompea Hill and Castle, the Kiek in de Kok, and the Tammsaare Park with the Anton Tammsaare Statue. There is also an additional option to see the Kadriorg Park and Palace. With so much history and so many stories to tell, this visit to the ancient city of Tallinn is one to savor. Take your time and meander through the cobbled streets, enjoying the ever prevalent street music .

Tallinn: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

4. Tallinn: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. n the history-filled city of Tallinn you will first visit the beautiful Viru Gate. Then the unique Dominican St. Catherine's Monastery Claustrum and then the irreplaceable Tallinn Town Hall. This wonderful route continues to the Eduard Vilde Monument. As a fifth stop you will find the Freedom Square. As you continue your walk through the city you will find the interesting Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Of course, the Estonian History Museum - Great Guild Hall could not be missing from this tour. In addition, you will also admire the House of the Blackheads. The penultimate destination is the enviable St Olaf's Church. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour could not be other than the Estonian Maritime Museum. Download the ‘’World City Trail ‘’ app from the store. Then start your tour and enjoy!

Highlights of Tallinn Private Tour

5. Highlights of Tallinn Private Tour

Marvel at the Houses of Parliament and the Tall Hermann Tower, standing as a symbol of strength and resilience. Visit the awe-inspiring Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and soak in panoramic vistas of the city from the viewing platform. Explore Freedom Square, one of the city's most popular spots, and discover the Estonian National Opera, a cultural gem showcasing artistic brilliance. Drive by Kadriorg Park, before arriving at the Pirita Seaside, where the tranquil waves of the Baltic Sea caress the shores. Unwind and bask in the serene ambiance before heading to the nearby Olympic Yachting Center, a testament to Tallinn's hosting of prestigious sporting events. Join us on this unforgettable journey, immersing yourself in Tallinn's timeless beauty, vibrant culture, and captivating history.

Tallinn: Virtual Time Travel Experience VR Tallinn 1939/44 I

6. Tallinn: Virtual Time Travel Experience VR Tallinn 1939/44 I

VR History presents the 'VR Tallinn 1939/44' Virtual Reality Time Travel Experience, offering two distinct virtual tours. Part I Take a trip back in time to 1939 and experience the authentic feel of the golden era of the first independence period in Estonia. Wander the bustling street of 1939, where famous businesses and hotels of the capital operated. Come and find out how the Old Town near St. Nicholas Church looked like in the early morning hours and in the evening twilight, when the neon advertisements of businesses glow. At the end of a long day, catch your breath in the suite of hotel Golden Lion. Every house, every sign, every shop window has been restored, as they were destroyed in the Second World War. In the virtaul reality time travel experience 'VR Tallinn 1939/44', the former views come to life in three dimensions and in color. The unique time travel experience is made even more memorable by the opportunity to walk around the street. After the time travel, you will see Tallinn differently and understand Estonia and Estonians better. Our Virtual Reality Time Travel Experience, 'VR Tallinn 1939/44,' begins in the underground passage of Freedom Square in Tallinn. The virtual tour occurs outdoors, but in case of rain or during winter, indoor options are available.

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What people are saying about Freedom Square

Overall rating

4.0 / 5

based on 2 reviews

You get to know the old town and the history very well - also so you can look at individual places again later 😊👍

Excellent tour. So interesting learning about history and orthodoxy. Highly recommend

The route is very interesting. Information is easy. I recommend

We discovered parts of Tallinn we hadn’t previously seen.

It was fun and you could see the best spots right away.