Tallinn: The Bradt City Guide

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Overview


Tallinn expert Neil Taylor takes you from the city's old walls, cathedral and Town Hall Square right into its innermost secrets. Find a piano in your hotel bedroom, or the best toilet for an archaeologist. Discover what happened when the police relocated to a chocolate factory. Or learn why you should change money at five to seven in the evening rather than at five past seven. And that's just for starters.
Also included:
* Old Town – the history, the culture, the detail
* Great places to stay, including hotels opened in 2004
* Eat out for $2.50 – or ten times as much
* Cafes, entertainment and nightlife till dawn
* Islands, the sea and manor houses beyond the city.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781841620961
  • Publisher: Bradt Publications UK
  • Publication date: 8/1/2004
  • Series: Bradt City Guide
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 4.20 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author


Neil Taylor has visited the city on numerous occasions in the 12 years since independence. A tour-operator director specializing in the Baltic States, Neil often lectures on group tours traveling there.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments VIII
Introduction IX
How to use this book XII
1 Contexts 1
History 1
Politics 9
Economics 10
People 11
Religion 14
Business 15
Culture and festivals 15
Geography and climate 16
2 Planning 19
The city--a practical overview 19
When to visit 20
Suggested itineraries 20
Tour operators 22
Red tape 25
Getting there and away 27
Health 30
Safety 31
Money 31
3 Practicalities 33
Banks and credit cards 33
Local media 34
Communications 35
Embassies 38
Hospitals and pharmacies 38
Religious services 38
Tourist information 39
Public holidays 40
The Tallinn Card 40
4 Local transport 41
Tallinn airport 41
Taxis 42
Local buses/trams and trolleybuses 42
Car hire 43
5 Accommodation 45
Prices 46
Luxury 47
First class 48
Tourist class 53
6 Eating and drinking 61
Budget 62
Restaurants 62
Cafes and bars 68
7 Entertainment and nightlife 75
Opera and concerts 75
Nightlife 77
Gay Tallinn 79
8 Shopping 81
Books and postcards 81
Souvenirs 83
Food and drink 84
9 Walking tours 86
The walk 86
Further walks 95
10 Museums and churches 103
Museums 103
Churches 119
11 Beyond the city 125
Rocca al Mare Open Air Museum 125
Paldiski 127
Around Tallinn Bay 129
Naissaar 141
Lahemaa National Park 144
12 Language 157
Pronunciation 157
Useful words and expressions 159
13 Further information 167
Books 167
Maps 168
Websites 169
Index 172
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