View of the town from Toompea Hill

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“Toompea Hill rises magnificently over the city. From its height of 48 m one gets a remarkable view: on one side is the dimly blue Gulf, and on the other, are red tiled roofs, the silhouettes of weather-vanes, spires of churches and slender towers.”

– T. Tomberg, Tallinn A Tourist Guidebook, Novosti Press Agency Publishing House, 1971/1972