Annual Christmas market brings cheer and sheep to Tallinn

  • 2003-12-04
  • By Aleksei Gunter
TALLINN - The annual Christmas market in Tallinn was officially opened on Nov. 30 by Mayor Edgar Savisaar and the Rev. Kuno Pajula.Set slam bang in the heart of Tallinn's Old Town, the Christmas market is the ultimate tourist trap. It offers a vast variety of Estonian handicrafts, traditional food, along with an irresistible dose of Christmas atmosphere. The tallest and the most expensive Christmas tree in Estonia (25 meters) stands in the Town Hall Square, where it towers over the market.In the 59 little wooden houses serving as sale kiosks, one can buy dishes, paintings, clothes (go for t...
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