Until 1991, Tallinn was subject to Soviet rule, but since independence in the same year, the capital has quickly recovered the five decades of Communism and opened its arms to Western capitalist system. On the outskirts of the old, new neighborhoods are emerging with gleaming hotels and office buildings that celebrate the country's accession to the European Union in 2004. The visitor who arrives in Tallinn with a preconceived idea of how it should be a city with a history of belonging to the Soviet bloc will be as surprised by the new neighborhoods and the beautiful old town. One of the most pleasurable experiences when visiting Tallinn is walking the streets of the old town, between the Russian-orthodox-church – News ResultsAstronauts Ring In New Year With Some Time Off SPACE.com via Yahoo! News – 6 hours agoCLIPBOARD The Scranton Times-Tribune – Dec 30 08:47pmMasha Krajcirik December 28, 2010 The Pottsville Republican & Herald – Dec 30 08:08pmRussian-orthodox-church – Image Results’>Russian Orthodox Church and Dominican monasteries, witnesses of the historical past of the city. Culture lovers will also find much of interest in Tallinn, a city that is serious art and culture but who also knows how to have fun, as evidenced by its lively nightlife. Tallinn has a value only thing is its perfectly preserved old town. Data from the Middle Ages and unlike in other European cities has been preserved.
The city that played a key role in trade during the medieval period is shown in the old town. The Old Town of Tallinn is one of the most attractive and complete in Europe and has earned the city the nickname of "Prague in miniature." It has a small size, making it easy to move it. Most buildings have been restored and an abundance of cafes, restaurants, hotels and shops in turistas.Ubicada oriented Toompea Hill Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is impressive Orthodox cathedral dominates the city with its domes, black .