Baltic Cruise — Tallinn, Estonia Part 2

Tallinn, Estonia

Most of the photos you’ll see this week and next of Tallinn, Estonia, were taken in the Old Town, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Tallinn, Estonia

Indeed, Tallinn has been around since 1219, and obtained city status twenty-nine years later. However, the area was initially settled well before that, with artifacts indicating human settlement as far back as 3000 BC.

Tallinn, Estonia

One interesting building in Tallinn is a Lutheran church that dates back to late 13th century. This is the Church of the Holy Spirit, which sports in one wall an intriguing clock with a painted wooden face. You’ll recall on Monday that I love Tallinn for its textures, which translate very well into B&W photography. The Church of the Holy Spirit clock face is one such example.

Tallinn, Estonia

Now let’s take a look at some Tallinn Old Town sights:



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2 responses to “Baltic Cruise — Tallinn, Estonia Part 2

  1. Tallinn has so many interesting details to photograph!