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Tallinn is the capital and largest city of Estonia. with a population of 414,752. Tallinn's Old Town is in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The main attractions are in the two old towns (Lower Town and Toompea) which are both easily explored on foot. Eastern districts around Pirita and Kadriorg are also worth visiting and the Estonian Open Air Museum (Eesti Vabahumuuseum) in Rocca al Mare, west of the city, preserves aspects of Estonian rural culture and architecture.
Toompea Upper Town : This area was once a separate town, the residence of the Chivalry of Estonia, Roman Catholic bishops of Tallinn (until 1561) and Lutheran superintendents of Estonia, occupying an easily defensible site overlooking the surrounding districts. The major attractions are the walls and various bastions of Castrum Danorum, the Russian Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral (built during the period of Russian Empire, the church was built on a site that formerly housed a statue of Martin Luther) and the Lutheran Cathedral (Toomkirik) and the old Estonian Royal Palace now the Parliament building.
[Lower Town: This area is one of the best preserved old towns in Europe and the authorities are continuing its rehabilitation. Major sights include Raekoja plats (Town Hall square), the town walls and towers (notably "Fat Margaret" and "Kiek in de Kk") and St Olaf church tower (124 m).

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  • Copyright: ihsan mursaloglu (mursaloglu) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 689 W: 7 N: 1321] (8682)
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  • Date Taken: 2011-06-19
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