Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #1 in Tallinn, Estonia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 19 sights
Distance 4.8 km
Ascend 81 m
Descend 70 m

Experience Tallinn in Estonia in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in TallinnIndividual Sights in Tallinn

Sight 1: Monument to the Estonian Resistance Soldiers (1940)

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The Battle of Raud Street is called the 21st of June 21–22, 1940 in Tallinn. There was an armed conflict at the primary school between the Estonian Communications Battalion and the so-called workers' self-defence created by the USSR forces and the Soviet occupation authorities.

Wikipedia: Raua tänava lahing (ET)

313 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: Politseiaed

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The Police Garden or Police Park is a park in the center of Tallinn, between Gonsiori, Pronksi, Kunder and Kreutzwaldi streets.

Wikipedia: Politseiaed (ET)

363 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 3: Jaani Seegi kirik

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Jaani See Church in Tallinn is a church in the center of Tallinn at the beginning of Tartu Road.

Wikipedia: Tallinna Jaani Seegi kirik (ET)

397 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 4: Hämarik

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Hämarik / GFDL

"Twilight" is a sculpture of a woman created by Mare Mikoff in Viru Square, Tallinn.

Wikipedia: Hämarik (skulptuur) (ET)

292 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: A. H. Tammsaare

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The monument to A. H. Tammsaare is a monument completed in 1978 for the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Estonian writer A. H. Tammsaare, located in the center of Tallinn in Tammsaare Park.

Wikipedia: A. H. Tammsaare mälestusmärk (ET)

165 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Konstantin Päts

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The Konstantin Päts Memorial is a monument to Konstantin Päts in Tallinn, which was opened in 2022.

Wikipedia: Konstantin Pätsi mälestusmärk (ET)

116 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Monument to the Revolution of 1905

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Memorial to the Revolution of 1905 in Tallinn, Estonia, is a public monument erected to commemorate the events of the Revolution of 1905. The only writing upon the monument is the date of "1905", in a similar manner to its counterpart in Riga, Latvia.

Wikipedia: Monument to the Revolution of 1905 (EN)

63 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 8: Estonian National Opera

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Estonian National Opera self / CC BY-SA 4.0

Estonian National Opera is the national opera company of Estonia. The company is based at the Estonia Theatre in Tallinn. The theatre has had several names throughout its existence. The latest one being "The Estonian National Opera", which was adopted in 1998. The company produces a lively and varied season which includes operas, ballets and operettas/musicals with over 500 people currently working at the Estonian National Opera.

Wikipedia: Estonian National Opera (EN)

387 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 9: Islandi väljak

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Iceland Square is a square located in the center of Tallinn, Estonia, bordering Rävala Boulevard and the driving and parking strip on the southeast side of it between the square and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building. The name of the square is dedicated to Iceland, which was the first country to recognize the restored Republic of Estonia.

Wikipedia: Iceland Square (EN)

280 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 10: Tütarlaps kausiga

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Tütarlaps kausiga / GFDL

"The Girl with a Bowl" or "The Collective Farm Maiden" is a sculpture by Juta Eskel in Lembitu Park, Tallinn.

Wikipedia: Tütarlaps kausiga (ET)

352 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 11: Teatri väljak

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Theatre Square is a green area in the center of Tallinn, between Estonia Boulevard and Rävala Boulevard.

Wikipedia: Teatri väljak (ET)

216 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 12: Ernst Peterson-Särgava

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The Ernst Peterson-Särgava monument is a granite monument erected in Kadriorg Park in 1985 in honor of Karl Ernst Särgava, designed by sculptor Matti Varik and architect Allan Murdmaa.

Wikipedia: Ernst Peterson-Särgava monument (ET)

129 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 13: Reaali Poiss

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The Student Soldiers' Monument in Tallinn is a monument dedicated to the teachers and students of Tallinn who fell during the War of Independence. Cultural monument No. 1075.

Wikipedia: Õppursõdurite monument Tallinnas (ET), Website

247 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 14: Õnnelik korstnapühkija

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"The Happy Chimney Sweep" is a bronze sculpture by Tauno Kangro, located on the Karjagate square in Tallinn. The sculpture depicts a walking and happy chimney sweep. The sculpture was inaugurated on May 15, 2010.

Wikipedia: Õnnelik korstnapühkija (ET)

143 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 15: Heino Eller

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Heino EllerTony Bowden from Tallinn, Estonia / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Heino Eller Monument is a monument erected to Heino Eller in the courtyard of the former Georg Ots Music School in Tallinn.

Wikipedia: Heino Elleri monument (ET), Website

115 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 16: St. John's Church

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St. John's Church is a large Lutheran parish church in Tallinn, Estonia. It is dedicated to Saint John the Evangelist, a disciple of Jesus Christ and author of the fourth Christian Gospel. Construction began in 1862, and the church was opened in 1867.

Wikipedia: St. John's Church, Tallinn (EN)

91 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 17: Solidaarsus

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The Solidarity Memorial Stone is a monument in Tallinn's Freedom Square next to St. John's Church. On the turf side of the St. John's Church Music School, there is a Chopin bench playing music. The author of both monuments is the sculptor Aime Kuulbusch. The work was commissioned by the Polish Embassy in Tallinn. The objects were opened in August 2010.

Wikipedia: Solidaarsuse mälestuskivi (ET)

642 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 18: Marie Under

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The Marie Under Memorial is a monument erected in honor of the poet Marie Under in front of the National Library of Estonia in Tallinn. It opened on September 25, 2010, 30 years after Marie Under's death. The authors of the memorial are Mati Karmin and Tiit Trummal.

Wikipedia: Marie Underi mälestusmärk (ET)

539 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 19: Falgi park

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Falk Park is located in the center of Tallinn in the area between Wismar, A. Adamson Street and Toompuiestee.

Wikipedia: Falgi park (ET)


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