Famous buildings in Estonia
Tartu University is one of the oldest in the Northern Europe; it was founded in 1632 by the Swedish king Gustavus Adolphus. The academy created possibilities to pursue research works and advanced learning in a wide number of disciplines.
The House of the Blackheads. The Brotherhood of the Blackheads is thought to be in the 14th century. The Blackheads were active in Estonia and Latvia but it is unknown if they played any role in the rest of Europe. The brotherhood aimed to unite the young, unmarried merchants and ship owners before they could be accepted to the Great Guild.
The Town Hall is one of the greatest symbols of Tallinn. In summertime it is filled with outdoor cafes, many open-air concerts, medieval markets and handicraft fairs whereas in winter a Christmas tree finds its home there for a month or more, gathering around the annual Christmas Market.