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Alexander Nevsky Cathedral  

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Day 2: A Tour of Tallinn

June 30th 2012
Slept through the alarm this morning, waking up over an hour later. But, after a leisurely breakfast, left the hotel at 09h45 and headed into town. Walked to Freedom Square and up to Toompea Hill, stopping quickly at the Cathedral and Parliament building before joining the cruise ship clients at the Patkull Viewing Platform. Descended to the Town Hall via the steps and went off to buy a Tallinn ... read more
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Estonian Flag After centuries of Danish, Swedish, German, and Russian rule, Estonia attained independence in 1918. Forcibly incorporated into the USSR in 1940, it regained its freedom in 1991, with the collapse of the Soviet Union. Since the last Russian troops le... ... read more
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