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Address: Lossi Plats, Tallinn, Estonia
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An ancient 10th-century Estonian stronghold stood on this 170-foot-high...

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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Nice view from there

Can have a good view from the top,but need to take a w a bit uphill walk,is not very convenient for senior peoples

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Lahti, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Can have a good view from the top,but need to take a w a bit uphill walk,is not very convenient for senior peoples

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

They say this is where Kalevipoeg is buried. The best sights, fabulous government buildings - it's all there on Toompea hill.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been very often the Toompea hill, about 5-6 times a year, 20-year timeline and I do not get bored. Toompea offers to see and do, if your patience to walk the stairs or steep hills. A taxi can get close to, if there is a physical limit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Suggest that you walk up to this point as there is so much to investigate and view on the way. The view over the lower town area and out to the harbours is really panoramic.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a lovely walk in the old town. Worth visiting all the viewing points (we managed to find three of them) to see the contrast between old town and the old factory/harbour area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best part of getting to Toompea Hill is the meandering walk through the amazing old town. The overlook is perfection; great for a souvenir pick but you have to be there during the right time of day so the light highlights the red roofs.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place well worth a visit, lots to see, should put on your travel list, nice to see different cultures.

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Western Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views of the old town and well kept. Quite easy accessable but the rain made it not so pleasant.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Toompea Hill is the site of upper old town in Tallin, Estonia. There are several places to visit here including: the Alexander Nevsky church; Toompea Castle a 9th century stronghold now used by the Estonian Parliament; and the oldest building on Toompea Hill St Mary's Cathedral build in the 1200's.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

well when you are walking the old town, upwards you will be in Toompea which offers a lovely view of the city, lovely old mansions. Worth the climb

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