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Connoisseur’s Guide to Tallinn

Written by Aksel Ritenis

If You ever decide to come to Tallinn, tallin1to visit the Old Town and all the endless sights around, You’ll find this review useful. Tallinn is a small Baltic city with strong ties to Finland . It is a City of contrasts essentially a medieval city, Talli nn (known his torically as Reval) has gathered legends of and around itself. Even the name of the City has been changed during the centuries.

Beyond the city there is much to explore and all within a very compact country, only only 230 km (140 miles) from north to south.

The name derives from Taani Linn (Danish fortress) which was mainly used during the late medieval age. Even older is the German name for Tallinn, Reval, which again derives from the name for the province of Rävala.

About the author

Aksel Ritenis

Axel is the Editor and Publisher of Connoisseur Magazine "for the Finer Things in Life" and has been the custodian of the magazine for over 10 years and leader of a team of freelance Journalists and Community Members who continue to make it all happen!-Join the Team at Connoisseur Magazine!

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