Freedom Square is an open plaza flanked by cafes, two art galleries, and an underground shopping area. It's a short walk from here to the Old Town of Tallinn, which makes it an ideal meeting place before setting out for some sightseeing.
The Vabaduse (Freedom) Monument was placed here in 2009 to mark the Estonian War of Independence. It's a tall column made of glass plates across the Square from St. John's Church. At night the Monument is lit up, giving the Square a haunting glow.
Cobbled streets full of cafes, galleries, lovely old warehouses and merchants' houses, some dating... Read more