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Tallinn lies on the Gulf of Finland’s southern coast. The capital city of Estonia features a UNESCO World Heritage listed Old Town, where you’ll find encompassing city walls and medieval architecture along its cobblestoned streets. The 314-meter-high Tallinn TV Tower, which has an observation deck on the 21st floor, is one of the city’s best vantage points.

Tallinn has several beaches that are suitable for swimming – Stroomi Beach is a gay-friendly beach north of the city center, while Pirita Marina and Beach features a large sandy expanse that’s often packed during summer. Music festivals, like the Tallinn Winter Festival and The Estonian Song Celebration, attract thousands of music lovers from around the world each year.

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    The best things to do in Tallinn include must-see attractions in Estonia’s charming capital city. This cultural hub features a UNESCO World Heritage Old Town, a bustling harbor, and a surprisingly lively nightlife. With its cobbled streets, colorful architecture and encompassing city walls, it’s easy to see why it’s considered one of the most beautiful cities in Northern Europe.Popular among...

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