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Alternative Tallinn: Beyond the Medieval Walls

Explore the city outside the medieval walls and discover the other side of Tallin with modern art quarters, local cafes, and one of the cruelest prisons of the Soviet era

What's tour about

If you have already enjoyed the streets of the Old Town, it's time to stroll through the contrasting places of Tallinn outside the medieval walls. In this walk you will get acquainted with new lively fashionable districts, a cruel prison and a monument of the Soviet era, take a walk in the charming Kalamaja district, and try craft Estonian beer in the famous brewery.

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Rotermanni

The tour starts here

2 – 2,5 hours

walking pace

6 km

Approximate tour distance

English

Language of the tour

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Price for the tour

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Itinerary

— Rotermanni quarter
— Linnahall
— Patarei prison
— Sea Plane Harbor
— Noblessner quarter
— Pohjala brewery
— Kalamaja park
— Kalamaja district
— Telliskivi district
— Balti Jaama turg

Start at Rotermanni

The red marker is the starting point of the tour. You will stay within the circle marked on the map throughout the length of the tour.

Author of the tour

Kate Hey! I'm Kate! I am addicted to travel. I have visited 32 countries and hundreds cities and I know a lot of places out of standart tourists traps. It makes me happy to show people my favourite cities.

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Each tour has built-in maps, so there's no chance for you to get lost. Anytime the weather doesn't cooperate, you can take a break in a nearby cafe. We offer 24/7 online support in your language

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Interactive tours are filled with stories from local residents, audio guides, video clips, riddles and augmented reality – you will have a great time!

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Turn your journey into an adventure through secret courtyards and breathtaking views. You can explore the city on your own and take breaks any time.

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How self-guided tours work?
The app will be your personal guide. With help of GPS the app will guide you along the route, show authentic places and tell stories about it. In some tours you will find simple quizes to get learn about the city like in game.
What is different from a guided tour or guidebook?
Unlike a guided tour, you do not depend on anyone. You can pause or go from the route and stop for an aperol at the bar. This is not just a list of places with descriptions, but a well-prepared route with interactive content that make you to interact with the city.
Do I need the internet?
No, the tour is downloaded to the app and works offline. It stays with you even after you finish it, so you can share your impressions with friends.
When can I start a tour?
The tour can be started at any time after purchase, it remains with you forever
Why is it cheaper than a regular tour?
You pay for the whole tour, not the person. Travel alone or with up to 5 people using up to two phones.

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Alternative Tallinn: Beyond the Medieval Walls
Explore the city outside the medieval walls and discover the other side of Tallin with modern art quarters, local cafes, and one of the cruelest prisons of the Soviet era

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