Hotell St. Barbara
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... is transformed into a charming Christmas Market.
Town Hall on Raekoja square, the only intact Gothic town hall in Northern Europe, now operates as a museum and concert hall. Tallinn is a guild city and on top of the Town Hall tower, you see the beloved guard of Tallinn Old Town – Vana Toomas. The oldest continuously working pharmacy in Europe, tiny Raeapteek, is located on the square. According to a legend, it is a ...
... the Thai restaurant that had also been closed on our previous visit, and enjoyed our first Thai meal since Portugal.
The guy at the guesthouse had tried to explain to us that there was some kind of music festival on in town, but as we hadn't picked up any details, we didn't know where or when, so we thought we'd take a walk through the old town to the square and see if there was anything on there. A lot of people around, unlike last time, and there was a ...
... that it had been in the tumble dryer for the last 6 hours!! We grabbed some essentials out it which were mainly dry and so hopefully the rest will be ready by tomorrow. Today we hit the old town and followed the walkabout tour recommended in our guide book. This took us first back to Freedom Square and we visited the church there, "St John's Church". It was quite plain but very nicely done with some of the grey stone of the pillars and roof ...
... was good and priced much as you would expect for a ferry canteen - no bargain, but not a rip off. After lunch we were barged into by a young lad who turned out to be an eleven month old Canadian kid learning to walk by the standard method - trial and error. As a result we fell into conversation with his parents and his big brother, who were over from Vancouver Island BC attending a wedding in Sweden, and while in Europe had decided to tour around a bit. We passed ...
... step. Ahhh good times.
We were in need of a feed so we ventured on to another local pub. This pub had a bit more character & included family photos of the owner in a family tree order, add the numerous deer heads & other game trophies & it was quite homely. The menu was simply 5 items written on a chalk board in Estonian- we take a guess & choose two meals.
Whilst waiting we noticed the steady stream of Estonian tourists coming and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services