Tallinn, a major port of long standing, has become a bridge between East and West. Estonians and Tallinners are people with a strong tradition and history. The first known traces of the local population date back 3500 years. City rights were given to Tallinn on May 15, 1248 when the Town Council governed the city and since 2002 Tallinn City Day has been celebrated on this day.
The picturesque Old Town, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, is a unique pearl of medieval architecture accentuated with tall towers. Within a five-minute walk of the city centre there is the modern City where old intermingles with new.
The Tallinn City supports the ORC World Championships 2021. Every year, the city of Tallinn supports title competitions in various sports and major international competitions that take place in Tallinn. This year, the city's support for various major competitions totals more than 800,000 euros. Tallinn, as a seaside city and the city of the 1980 Olympic regatta, has always supported the various sailing regattas held here. Read more...