Best Places to Party in Tallinn
Best Day Trips from Tallinn
The capital city of Estonia, Tallinn is an alluring destination with an exciting mix of the old and new. Melded with modern comfort, rich culture, and enthralling adventures, Tallinn is a perfect European capital for a memorable vacation for all kinds of travellers- solo, family or couples. A lively yet peaceful region, Tallinn explodes with picturesque and absurdly photogenic sights, thanks to the well-preserved UNESCO sights despite the tinge of modernity. A cherry on top? Tallinn’s luring coastline dotted with promenades and sandy beaches that are an absolute delight in the summers, yet reward incredible vistas of the iconic cityscape all through the year.
In addition to all this, the Estonian city also offers an exciting and versatile nightlife which has earned itself the title of ‘Party Capital of Northern Europe’. Despite being a really tiny city, Tallinn boasts a large number of bars and clubs suited to everyone’s taste. If you would like a piece of Tallinn’s nightlife then following are some of the neighbourhoods famous for being alive after sun goes down. Top 3 places to party in Tallinn, Estonia are:
1. Old Town
The mystical beating heart of Tallinn, Old Town is an exciting neighbourhood that consists of gabled houses, hidden courtyards, and impressive churches, all that make this area the city’s biggest tourist attraction. Unsurprisingly, most tourists and locals flock to The Town Square where gothic building and tall spire dominate the square, and where life revolves around the many cafes and restaurants and occasional festivals in the town. Besides a beautiful architecture and interesting culture, Old Town is an active neighbourhood with a lively nightlife guaranteed to make your stay more exciting! Visit ‘Labor’, an Estonian word for Lab, a place that is exactly what the theme is. Drink your science-themed cocktails in test tubes and enjoy the neon themed background. A trendy spot for backpackers, Red Emperor is a favourite of hipsters and has a great music scene on weekdays with a separate dancing floor.
2. Telliskivi Creative City
The heart of all things hip, Telliskivi once used to an area of abandoned factory buildings that have now transformed into an entertainment district with a lot of alternative shopping options, snazzy bars, and walls full of graffiti, artist studios, and pop-up stores. Perfect for a sunny day stroll, you can find tourists and locals riffling through weekly flea markets and sipping on espressos. Evenings in Telliskivi are colourful and relaxed, with a plenty of snazzy clubs and creative bars serving craft beers. Sveta Baar is a new and trendy kid on the block that lives a double life as a vintage clothing store in the morning and a DJ party venue after sunset.
Literally meaning ‘The Fish House’, this quaint and tiny neighbourhood that once used to be dominated by fisherman, has now been completely revamped into a bohemian neighbourhood in Tallinn. Filled with hot new eateries and eye-catching wooden houses, Kalamaja is surely drawing in a lot of young hip locals and expats. Touted as “Hipsterville” of Tallinn, this neighbourhood is scattered with shopping stores selling everything from organic makeup to Estonian handicrafts. A lot less touristy than the Old Town, Kalamaja offers a beautiful insight of Tallinn and its local culture. A dream for every architecture enthusiast, this neighbourhood’s iconic wooden houses and buildings are sure to leave you astounded. As far as the nightlife is concerned, Kalamaja has plenty options to woe you. Speak easy by Pohjala is a trendy, hole-in-a-wall, underground bar serving their own brewed beer where the retro furnishings and chipped walls provide a nice ambience. If you are incredibly passionate about wine, then Vabrik should be your go-to bar, where you can participate in tastings and events.
Paint the town red with some of that cheap bear and party like a true Estonian in those above-mentioned neighbourhoods and you can thank us later.