Things to Do in Tallinn

Blasius Erlinger

Jewelry from nearly 50 Latvian, Lithuanian, and Estonian designers is displayed in an immaculate white space. The designs, ranging from seed pearl... Read More

Peer into the six-foot replica of a merchant's house or tour the walk-in chimney. The somber installations on the third floor include a panel covered in... Read More

Get a feel for Estonian furniture design from the locally crafted—but surprisingly modern—beds and sofas. The bohemian-chic accessories... Read More

Only in Tallinn would a shoe box–size lounge specializing in ice shots (vodka served in a frozen glass) exist under the same roof as a cultural... Read More

Peter the Great erected Kadriorg Palace—a Baroque masterpiece with ornate stucco work and original fireplaces in the opulent two-story main hall... Read More

In a historic merchant's house on a cobblestoned alley, watch artisans create leather goods, ceramics, and scarves. Then walk to the end of the alley... Read More

The period between 1940 and 1991, when hopes for independence were quashed and the country shifted hands from the Soviets to the Nazis and back again,... Read More

Hands down the best-curated collection of cutting-edge Estonian designs, from abstract clocks to sculptural vases and whimsical bowls. The avant-garde... Read More

Inside this towering medieval church named for the Patron Saint of Merchants, eight centuries of Estonian religious culture come alive. The 12-foot-tall... Read More

In this genteel bar, serious martinis accompany satisfying small plates like avocado and salmon atop poached fennel. Consult sommelier Jennifer Mitchell... Read More

An affordable (if a bit dusty) lunch spot by day and a music venue and theater by night, this bi-level performance space and café, with... Read More

Pick up high-quality linens for the kitchen, bath, and bedroom, organized by color (raspberry, mint, heather gray). The small chain has three locations;... Read More

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