Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Old Tallinn Photographs - A Glimpse into the Past

It is interesting to see how Tallinn has changed over the centuries. Different dress, new modes of transport and the construction of new buildings have all contributed to the transformation. While many things have changed in Tallinn over the years, it is good to see how some things have remained the same. Famous landmarks in particular that were once visited by our ancestors and enjoyed by us today are sure to bring pleasure to future generations.

Here is a small collection of photographs of Tallinn in yesteryears.

Pirita 1870

Viru Gate 1887

Tallinn 1888.

Tallinn Viru Gate 1900

Tallinn ca. 1900.

Viru Värav. 1908.

New market. 1910

Eesti pank. 1913.

Nunne Tänav.1920s.

Viru Värav.1928.

Kalev Sport Stadium.

Aerial view of Tallinn.

Jaani Tänav. 1927.

Harju Tänav. 1928.

Pärnu Mantee. 1934.

Raekoja Plats. Before 1944.