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All of the Old Town is pedestrianized which is lovely. You can see from the inset the sections of the original city wall that remains.

1030 Prince Yaroslav I the Wise of Kiev founds a fort named Yuryev, the modern Tartu.

1054 Arab geographer Al Idrisi mentions Estonian places, also marking the foundation of Tallinn.

1193 Pope Celestine III calls for a crusade against pagans in Northern Europe.


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