Meriton Old Town Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tallinn
... itself. It wasn’t until we got back to our B&B and checked on the internet that we found out that the fighters were in fact British. They were the 'Red Arrows’ which is the top Royal Air Force formation flying team and they were there as part of Estonia’s ‘Victory Day’ celebrations (hence the public holiday) to commemorate the joint Estonian and Latvia victory over invaders from both Russian and Germany ...
... I love them, rustic and lots unusual shops. Heaps of underground shops, cafés and restaurants. We need to walk down a few stairs to get into the shops. Apparently woollen, linen etc are very cheap in Tallinn. I thought this jacket was really cheap until I realized it was the size not the price! Oops.... We also ventured to alexandr Nevsky cathedral (pictured attached), and the cathedral of saint Mary the virgin. We also went through the ...
... we found a little authentic Estonian restaurant. Fast and good service, topped off with some great food. Wild boar, potatoes and honey dipped veg. Washed down with a local beer. Anton had rabbit which looked good and tasted even better. Successful full bellies. Tomorrow we will leave Tallinn. We are just working out the next stage. One thing is for certain, its the KGB room in a hotel...YES! Seemingly a listening post that's been kept ...
Beyond the medieval old town, there is lots to see and do in Tallinn. The city is clearly rejuvenating itself, shaking off its occupational history. Only twenty years after their successful war of independence (1918-1920), they were occupied by Soviets in 1940, Germans from 1941-1944, and Soviets again from 1944-1991. In 2004, Estonia joined the European Union.
... its independence from the Soviet Union. Estonia and its capital city of Tallinn are thriving. Capitalism was quick to catch on here, and Tallinn, population 400,000, is not only a major port but also a major industrial center.
The attraction for cruise passengers is the remarkably restored, medieval Old Town, which still feels a part of the 1400's because of the cobblestone streets and medieval architecture. The winding ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility