Tallinn Town Hall Square

Town Hall Square has been a market place and the centre of this old Hanseatic town since the Middle Ages. It became the centre of the Lower Town at the turn of the 13th and 14th centuries.

As a square it plays an important role today as well - in summer it is filled with outdoor cafes, plays host to the Old Town Days and other medieval festivals, is a venue for open air concerts and fairs and more. In winter it becomes a magical Christmas market, the centrepiece of which is a towering spruce tree. The tradition of celebrating Christmas festivities here dates back to 1441, when the Brotherhood of the Blackheads are thought to have erected the world's very first Christmas tree.

Town Hall Square has been a market place and the centre of this old Hanseatic town since the Middle Ages. It became the centre of the Lower Town at the turn of the 13th and 14th centuries.

As a square it plays an important role today as well

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  • 600 years old with the Old Thomas looking at you

    One of the best and oldest examples of architecture and value in Europe. Fine combination of art, torture and old city councillors´life-styles. A splendid large square in front helps you admire the...

  • Nice building

    A nice building in the main market. It is the replacement for the churches in other European city main city markets. A nice clock tower and inside the building a tavern

  • Tallinn center

    Its right in the center of Tallinn Old Town, we couldn't see inside as it was closed. The town square is lovely and cosy with lots of places to eat and drink.


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