View of the town in the distance as the ship approaches Tallinn
Docking in Old City Harbor
View of the ship from the pier
An animal zoo at the pier!
WELCOME TO TALLINN city map at pier
Approaching the town's northern gate by foot
Fat Margaret's Tower....built as a defense on the seaward side of town, but also for impressing visitors coming in from the sea.
One of the entrances to Tallinn's walled city
Dennis entering the city at Fat Margaret's Tower gate
Streets of old Tallinn
Looking back towards the entrance gate
One of many older churches
House of the Brotherhood of Black Heads is nearly the only preserved Renaissance building in Tallinn.
More neat architecture
The Holy Spirit Church with an elaborate painted clock on its facade (Tallinn's oldest public timepiece)
The church and clock are adjacent to Town Square
Streets of Tallinn with varying architecture
Store window with a huge Russian nested doll family!
Another gate...leading to the Upper Town
Steep walk uphill!
Looking back down the steep hill
Approaching Alexander Nevsky Catherdral
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is an orthodox church
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is Tallinn’s largest and grandest cupola cathedral
Jenny finds a friend!
This relief sculpture presents Voldemar Panso -the first leader of the Drama School of Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
The Cathedral of Saint Mary the Virgin
Chris and Joseph from Wisconson....good guys!
View of Tallinn from the top of the city
View of the red tile roofs in Old Tallinn and the modern city in the distance
Around the Parliament Building to Tall Hermann's tower
At the base of Tall Hermann's Tower