Health and Medicine in Medieval Tallinn Private Excursion


Your guide will amuse you with legends of medieval remedies and cures as well as introduce you to the best of medieval Tallinn Lower Old Town.

During the walking tour you will admire the picturesque Lower Town, the fortified medieval Town Wall, the impressive Gothic Town Hall & Town Hall Square.

In the Town Council´s Pharmacy, the oldest pharmacy in Europe, you will be introduced to the history of the pharmacy and medieval treating methods. You will taste and learn the secrets behind claret and marzipan, as examples of some of the most famous remedies in medieval times.

Tour lasts for 1,5 hours.

Sites along route
  • 1

    Starting point

    Viru Gate

    Historical buildings

    Viru tn, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn

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  • 2
    Hellemann Tower and the city wall

    Viewing platforms and promenades

    Müürivahe tänav 48, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn 10140

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  • 3
    St Catherine's Passage

    Historical buildings

    Vene tänav, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn 10123

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  • 4
    Tallinn Town Hall Square

    Historical buildings

    Raekoja plats, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn

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  • 5
    Estonian History Museum — Great Guild Hall

    Museums & Galleries

    Pikk tänav 17, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn 10123

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  • 6
    Church of the Holy Spirit in Tallinn


    Pühavaimu tänav 4, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn 10123

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  • 7
    Town Hall Pharmacy

    Museums & Galleries

    Raekoja plats 11, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn 10146

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Times and prices
Open all year round

Is open advance bookings only

Features and amenities
Getting there
  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
  • By car
Stops nearby
Bus: Viru
Tram: Viru
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