The only medieval town-hall in the entire Soviet Union

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“The Town Hall of Tallinn (accomplished in 1404) is the only medieval town-hall in the entire Soviet Union and likewise in North Europe. The symbolic guardsman of the city, Old Thomas, has been occupying his position since 1530.”

– R. Pangsepp, Tallinn, Eesti Raamat, Tallinn, 1974