Tallinn City Tour + Open Air Museum
This European medieval city is well preserved and was declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. Numerous Russian Orthodox churches, Lutheran and Dominican monasteries which are real witnesses of historical past of the city (a beautiful Alexander Nevsky Orthodox cathedral that dominates the city with its black domes, St. Mary’s Cathedral, the largest Lutheran church in Estonia, St. Olav's Church which was the highest building of the medieval Europe) are bound to attract your attention.
A 5-hour Tallinn shore tour will also take you to the Estonian Open Air Museum. Here you will have a unique opportunity to get acquainted with Estonian life style and architecture of the 18th and 19th centuries. The exposition occupies the territory of 79 hectares and presents a collection of life-sized Estonian buildings, windmills, watermills, farmhouses of that period. It is one of the few open-air museums of the world and can be visited all year round.
Tickets to the museum:
Adult 9 euro, children 6 euro (children 0-6 years free of charge)
Instructions for Disembarkation in Tallinn Cruise Port:
Our guides will be waiting for your right OUTSIDE of cruise port gate.
When you exit the ship, you need to walk past the souvenir shopping area towards large exit gates and the city. Depending on the location of your ship, your ship may dock right next to souvenir shopping or you may need to walk about 200-300 meters (220-330 yards) to reach the souvenir shopping area. Please note that there are tour buses inside cruise port area but these are operated by cruise ship agents. Independent tour operators have no authorization to enter this secured area in Tallinn.