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View of Tallinn Virtual Cache

Hidden : 07/02/2019
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Geocache Description:

View of Tallinn


Enjoy the scenic view of Tallinn from Toompea Hill!


Photo of Toompea hill


To log this cache, you will have to do the following:


  1. Head to the specified coordinates.

  2. With the Old Town in the background, take a photo:

    • Of yourself, or

    • Your hand doing a thumb's up, or

    • A personal item

  3. Attach the photo to your log.


Important: Logs missing a qualified picture will be deleted without warning.


A little bit of information about Toompea Hill


Toompea (from German: Domberg, "Cathedral Hill") is a limestone hill in the central part of the city of Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. The hill is an oblong tableland, which measures about 400 by 250 meters, has an area of 7 hectares (17 acres) and is about 20–30 meters higher than the surrounding areas. In folklore, the hill is known as the tumulus mound over the grave of Kalev, erected in his memory by his grieving wife.

The history of Toompea is closely linked to the history of rulers and power in Estonia.

Today Toompea is the center of the Government of Estonia and the Riigikogu (parliament), both of which are often simply referred to as Toompea.

The location of the Riigikogu is the Toompea Castle, situated in the southwestern corner of the hill and topped by the Tall Hermann tower. The flag on the top of the tower is one of the best-known symbols in Estonia of the government in force.

Toompea is part of the Tallinn Old Town UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Source: Wikipedia


Virtual Rewards 2.0 - 2019/2020


This Virtual Cache is part of a limited release of Virtuals created between June 4, 2019 and June 4, 2020. Only 4,000 cache owners were given the opportunity to hide a Virtual Cache. Learn more about Virtual Rewards 2.0 on the Geocaching Blog.

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