The history of Tallinn Old Town dates back as far as around the 10th century and it was first brought to the world's attention in 1154 by an Arab cartographer. Tallinn bloomed under the rule of Danish, Swedish and German rule, when it was a wealthy and one of the best protected as well as sought-after towns of the medieval world. These days, visitors can partake in the lively everyday buzz of the Old Town, a place that is still very much enjoyed by many locals. In addition to great walks and amazing views, here you can enjoy tasty restaurants, hip night venues and cool design shops, all quite affordable in price.