Types of buildings: medieval buildings dating back as old as 13th century A.D. Basically every house here is a living museum, most of them are modernised with modern plumbing and other standards in mind so don’t be afraid that you have to take a medieval bath.
Renting price avg: widely varies from €700 to couple thousand per month
Buying price avg: €3500-4000 per square meter
Your typical neighbor: hipsters and young urban professionals. See also Kesklinn.
Why Vanalinn: you will be living and working in the historic center of Tallinn. Very romantic cobblestone streets and centuries old dwellings, cozy pubs and modern boutiques.
History brief: this is the very heart of our capital and it’s listed as one of the UNESCO world heritage protection sites. The first mention of Tallinn was in an Arab geographical text in the year 1154 A.D. Even the world wars could not devastate this beautiful neighborhood, which continues to stand the test of time.
Key center: Raekoja plats (the Town Hall Square).
Special events: Vanalinna Päevad (the Days of the Old Town Festival).