"Berlitz Pocket Guide: Tallinn" covers all the main sights, area by area, in an easily navigable format. Tourist attractions described include Toompea's Castle, the onion-domed Aleksander Nevski Cathedral, the Lower Town's picturesque medieval streets, interesting guildhalls and gothic Town Hall, Kadriorg's baroque palace and the Estonian Open Air Museum. You can read about places to visit in outlying areas such as Pirita and Maarjamae, as well as excursions to the towns of Parnu, Tartu and Haapsalu, and natural attractions including Lahemaa National Park, the Jagala Waterfall and Naissaar Island. The book contains background historical information, advice on shopping and entertainment, as well as the low-down on eating out. There is an A-Z of practical information, listings of recommended hotels and restaurants, and useful expressions in Estonian. There are also special features on topics ranging from the Town Wall to World War II bombing ruins. Maps show Tallinn, Central Tallinn and the Gulf of Finland, and there are dozens of colour photographs throughout.
Maps: Estonia; Tallinn; Tallinn City Centre; Introduction; A Brief History; Where to Go: Toompea; Lower Town; Bastions and Moats; Kadriorg; The Port; Outlying Areas; Excursions; What to Do: Entertainment; Nightlife; Shopping; Sports; Children; Eating Out; Handy Travel Tips; Hotels and Restaurants; Index.