Tallinn Walking Tour - TL01
OVERVIEW: Enjoy a walking tour of Tallinn's historic Upper and Lower Old Town, the best way to enjoy this well-preserved charming town.
HIGHLIGHTS: During your walking tour of the Upper and Lower Old Town, you will visit the Russian Orthodox Church of St. Alexander Nevsky, the 13the century St. Mary's Cathedral and historic Town Hall Square. You may stay in town at the end of the tour to explore and shop on your own.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 2 miles over uneven surfaces and cobblestone streets, several inclines with approximately 90 steps. St. Mary's Cathedral is closed to tours on Sundays due to regularly scheduled church services/functions and in case of events.
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Enjoy a walking tour of Tallinn's historic Upper and Lower Old Town, the best way to get acquainted with this beautifully-preserved medieval town. During your walking tour, you will visit the grandiose Russian Orthodox Church of St. Alexander Nevsky with its vibrant paintings and icons, plus the 13th century St. Mary's Cathedral (Dome Church) with its elaborate tombs and coats of arms. Stroll the cobblestone alleyways of the Lower Old Town and see Gothic-style Town Hall, as well as the clock on the wall of the Church of the Holy Ghost – the most photographed object in the Old Town.You may stay in town at the end of the tour to explore and shop on your own.
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• Alexander Nevsky Cathedral: Admire the onion domes and rich interior of this orthodox structure, filled with extravagant icons and mosaics.
• St. Mary's Cathedral: Examine the magnificent organ loft, sculpture, paintings, and historic grave monuments inside this 13th century Cathedral.
• Tallinn Walk: Follow your guide through Old Town, ending with optional free time, arranging your own return transportation.
What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Cash/credit cards
What to Wear:
• Weather-appropriate clothing
• Walking shoes
• Guests must consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this tour is appropriate.
• Guests with pre-existing neck, back, knee and/or shoulder injuries, cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions or any other medical condition must take particular caution when selecting a tour - particularly tours categorized as "strenuous".
• Guests who have concerns must consult with their personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be strenuous for them.
• Guests must be able to walk approximately two miles over uneven surfaces and cobblestone streets, with approximately 90 steps and several inclines.
• No exposed shoulders or knees in churches.
• No photography or video recording permitted inside cathedrals and churches.
• St. Mary's Cathedral closed to tours on Sundays an dduring religious events and holidays; exterior views only.
• For cathedrals guides give commentary outside; guests then enter quietly on their own.
• Stores may be closed or have limited hours on Sundays and holidays.
• Tour operates in all weather conditions.
• Guests may opt to stay in town at end of tour, arranging their own transportation back to ship.
• Tour sequence may vary.