Tallinn is the capital of Estonia and one of the oldest capital cities in Northern Europe, dating back to 1,248, with earlier human settlement from 5,000 years ago. The main attraction of Tallinn is the Old Town, it is one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe, with cobblestone streets, churches and squares. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. Tallinn is rich in culture and there are often various cultural events held. You can reach Tallinn by plane from various European cities or take a ferry from Helsinki, Finland.