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Best things to do in Tallinn

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Shopping Centre
“This is the centre of a supermall. You can almost get anything from here. Although, prices are quite crisp as well.”
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Park
“Kadriorg Park is the most outstanding palatial and urban park in Estonia, covering around 70 hectares. Its construction began in 1718 on the orders of Russian tsar Peter I. Elements of park design from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries can be seen here. The most popular places for a stroll in the park are the flower beds surrounding the Swan Pond and the promenade leading from there to the president's palace. There are a number of museums in the park, including KUMU (the Estonian Art Museum), Kadriorg Art Museum and the Mikkeli Museum, as well as monuments to such cultural figures as sculptor Amandus Adamson, author F. R. Kreutzwald and artist Jaan Koort.”
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Museum
“The most exciting European maritime museum is located in the Seaplane Harbour! The historical seaplane hangars display about 200 genuine items: a real submarine called Lembit, a century-old icebreaker called Suur Tõll, a Short 184 seaplane, the remains of the oldest ship found in Estonia, etc. The Seaplane Harbour is a memorable experience for the entire family: a trip around the world in Yellow Submarine, taking photos in fancy dress, a large aquarium, simulators, a cinema, etc! In addition, there is a café called MARU and a naval-themed museum shop with an excellent selection on the premises. In the outdoor area, you find a functioning harbour, ships and yachts, a magnificent view of the sea and the city, and a children's playground. ”
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City Hall
“Twisting cobblestone lanes and iron street lamps. Gothic spires and medieval markets. Cappuccino and Wi-Fi. This is the city's famous Old Town. If you're looking for that mix of historic ambience and cutting-edge culture that defines Tallinn, you'll find it here.”
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Office
“Telliskivi Loomelinnak or Telliskivi Creative City (Telliskivi 60) is a collection of former factory and railway buildings transformed into a centre for creative enterprises: an entire quarter filled with offbeat eateries, trendy cafés, and hip bars along with design, antique and vintage shops. Bohemian Neighborhood :)”
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Cinema
“This is a mall with many cafes and a cinema. The grocery store is well equipped, although in some cases a bit overpriced.”
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Paper / Office Supplies Store
“Shopping centre with the entertainment, restaurants, groceries, clothing stores etc”
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Café
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“F-Hoone was the first restaurant that opened at Telliskivi centre, it's still the most popular one, although the competition nowadays is quite high in that area! Go there for food, drinks or people watching at their terrace.”
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Art Museum
“Go if you're into art and architecture. You can also visit Kadriorg park and president's castle on the way to Kumu. ”
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Farmers Market
“Organic food and international cuisine, next to Telliskivi Linnak, lovely sightseeing spot and lunch stop.”
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Department Store
“Groceries. The best quality and selection out of the nearby options, especially for meat and fish. ”
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Cinema
“Tallinn’s biggest multiplex has 11 screens equipped with world-class sound systems and seats that take comfort to a new level! It not only shows films from all over the world but also live broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera and London National Theatre. Those who like watching films in a more private setting will appreciate the exclusive 40-seat A. Le Coq Suite.”
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Shopping Centre
“If you love shopping then this is one of the biggest in Town. Next to Airport.”
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Art Museum
“Kumu Art Museum's permanent exhibition introduces the Estonian art from the beginning of the 18th century until the year 1991. Variable exhibitions additionally include international and modern art.”
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Café
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“Boheem has probably the best value to price when it comes to good food. I absolutely love their salads and breakfast foods. Definitely worth your time.”
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Theme Restaurant
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“You gotta have a true tourist medieval experience in candle lit medieval building with the best medieval servers. Do try the honey beer. It's a bit pricy, but go for cool experience and have beer and snacks. ”
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