A visit to Tallinn is not complete without a stop in the Old Town, and the best views are from high up. The Kohtu Viewing Platform is on the east corner of Toompea Hill, a good place to get a sweeping perspective of old and new Tallinn.
There are the medieval-era houses, the modern city in the background, and the Soviet-era compounds. You'll see many red rooftops and some guard towers that seem like throwbacks to an earlier time. Cruise ships often stop by during the summer, so prepare for crowds if you arrive before 3pm.
Although the Estonian Art Museum was established as an institution in 1919, just after its... Read more