Interesting Tallinn, Estonia
Collected by Adriana Yampey, AFAR Local Expert
Some of the things I would like to do when I visit Tallinn, Estonia. Looks beautiful and interesting. Great restaurants too.
A. Weizenbergi 34, 10127 Tallinn, Estonia
First off, I'm not particularly interested in arts, so if I am praising an art museum it is a big deal. KUMU can capture my attention for hours and I've been there a few times, it just never gets old. There's something new featured regularly and...
Rotermanni 8, 10111, Tallinn, 10111 Tallinn, Estonia
Rotermann quarter has something for everyone - amazing modern architecture for the art-interested, restaurants and cafes for gourmands, high (and low) fashion for shopaholics and convenient setting for people-watching or just relaxing.
Kungla 41, 10411 Tallinn, Estonia
Ülane's bohemian loft is the perfect place to stay at if you're tired of crowded hostels/hotels. This place really feels like home and all the wooden details make it really cosy. It's located in Kalamaja district, which is hip and upcoming area...
Pikk 39, 10133 Tallinn, Estonia
Hell Hunt is allegedly the oldest pub in Tallinn making it as traditional as a pub can be. They have a wide selection of beers, including house beer (and cider) and impressive menu for a pub, plus the food is good. In addition they have daily...
Südalinn, Tallinn, Estonia
The view of Tallinn from the Toompea Hill is a nice one. Tallinn is a quaint town. I enjoyed walking and biking around, and stopping occasionally for an A. Le Coq, an Estonian beer that I especially enjoyed. I met Kalev and Ulane, the partners...
Viru 8, 10140 Tallinn, Estonia
Tallinn is the capital of Estonia and was first mentioned in historical records in 1154. Tallinn have major attractions , ancient streets lined by stone dwelling-houses with beautiful ashlar portals. Tallinn is big shopping and entertainment...
A. Weizenbergi 26, 10127 Tallinn, Estonia
It is a haven in the city center where you can escape from crowd and enjoy nice weather while walking through the historical sights from Czars' time. It also helped me to understand why Tallinn is called "the green city" and Estonia is regarded as...
Põhjaka mõis, Mäeküla, vald, Paide vald, 72604, Estonia
Halfway between Tallinn and Tartu, Põhjaka mõis (in English, Põhjaka manor) is a rustic manor house that serves fantastic Estonia food in a completely unassuming location. Servers were friendly, the food sourced locally, and the restaurant...
Toompuiestee 37, 10133 Tallinn, Estonia
In the context of the bygone Soviet times, the market could be considered an entrepreneurial experiment of sorts. A far cry from the modern city centre, it's still very alive today and frequented by locals seeking better deals on food or clothes....
Vana turg 1, 10146 Tallinn, Estonia
One of the best restaurants in Tallinn, and there are many, is Olde Hansa, where the customers eat like vikings! In front of the restaurant young women in national dress sell nuts and if you ask nicely, give a blow on the olde horn,m which IS a...
Müürivahe 20, 10140 Tallinn, Estonia
Must Puudel is a popular café among locals and the perfect place to enjoy your morning over a cup of coffee and a delicious breakfast. The interiors boast cool nostalgic details as well as design elements from the Soviet era. It’s definitely worth...
Estonia, Väike-Karja 8, 10140 Tallinn, Estonia
If you are a proper beer drinker like me and enjoying causy pub atmospheres, Drink Bar is the right place for you. They have amazing selection of local and import beers. I also enjoyed their pub food pretty much. Amazing food which goes along with...
Rataskaevu 10, 10123 Tallinn, Estonia
Although Eat offers more than just dumplings, that's what they're famous for. There are usually three types of dumplings available, you can add various sauces and fresh salads. You pay 0.65 euros for 100 grams - making it probably the most budget...
Kopli 18, 10412 Tallinn, Estonia
Away from the busy centre of the city, Boheem is the perfect place for enjoying a quiet afternoon and diving deep into the slow pace of the neighbourhood. The food keeps you coming back while the portion sizes leave you groaning ( they're huge!)....
Vene 37, 10140 Tallinn, Estonia
This hostel really has a unique style which combines old and new. Staying there felt like being part of contemporary art project. Staff is really friendly and give great recommendations about Tallinn. Location is the greatest, very heart of...
Lai 1, 10133 Tallinn, Estonia
Puppetry is a hugely popular art form in the Baltic states and I was keen to see a performance. Lucky for us, our apartment in Tallinn was located just a couple of blocks away from the NUKU Theatre which houses a puppet museum, a puppet research...
Toom-Kooli 6, 10130 Tallinn, Estonia
The Dome Church, the Church of Holy Ghost, St. Nicholas Church, St Olaus Church, the Town Hall-all of these are major architectural achievements of medieval master builders. The narrow cobbled streets and lanes, quaint corners and tiny courtyards...
Lossi plats 10, 10130 Tallinn, Estonia
When the clocks change and the year creeps into the late months of the year, the leaves dive off the trees (Estonians call maple leaves falling from trees, "Canadian kamikazes") in the Estonian capital city and turn the once bright city into a...
Roosikrantsi 4, 10119 Tallinn, Estonia
You know when you arrive at the front door that Euphoria is a different kind of hostel. The colourful murals, psychedelic in nature, offer a stark contrast to the neighbourhood's otherwise refined appearance. A kinda magical place, Euphoria will...
Kalasadama 4, 10415 Tallinn, Estonia
The Soviets built this thing for the Olympic regatta of 1980 set to take place in Tallinn. The idea was to demonstrate to the Western powers the superior concrete pouring skills of the Soviet Union. This would've been a great idea, if everybody...
Telliskivi 60a, 10412 Tallinn, Estonia
Despite the rundown look of Telliskivi area more and more hip places are opening up in the complex. Pudel (Bottle in Estonian) Bar is the newest addition to the mix with its picky attitude towards beer. And by picky we mean it in the best sense of...
Niine 11, 10414 Tallinn, Estonia
The quality of the food that you get in this café/bistro is unheard of for such little money, even rivalling the standards of a fine dining restaurant. Sesoon’s seasonal menu is constantly changing and includes several vegetarian options. None of...
Vabaõhumuuseumi tee 12, 13521 Tallinn, Estonia
If you're curious to see how Estonians used to live then this is the place for you. They've basically gathered old farmhouses and homesteads from all over the country and formed a village out of them. Sometimes there's also unusual presentations...
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