"Tallinn -- the capital of Estonia" Tallinn County by Travelchili
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Tallinn was first mentioned in a written source in 1154 and it gained its rights as a city already in 1248. It developed as a major centre of the Hanseatic League and its wealth is demonstrated by the opulence of the public buildings -- churches in particular -- and the domestic architecture of the merchants' houses.
Today Tallinn is Estonia's biggest city with 400,000 inhabitants and the Old Town with its well-preserved medieval architecture was included to the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1997.
- Pros:Very unique and well-preserved Old Town
- Cons:You never know what the weather will be like
During the summertime, there are many cultural events that you can follow. There are handicraft sales, folklore dancing... more travel advice
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