Igor Senior Tour Guide

Igor is from Narva - a border-town between Estonia and Russia. He used to work as a tour guide in the medieval Narva castle. Having just a castle to work in gets boring when there is a whole Old Town in Tallinn. He moved to Tallinn for secondary school and we decided to put his Medieval knowledge to good use at Tallinn Traveller Tours, too.

Igor is a smartie, who sometimes gets swayed into streams of random thoughts (what are whales trying to tell us, exactly?). He is a big fan of British panel shows, QI being a favourite for the abundance of random facts. Even though he loves humour he is incredibly good at holding a frown - we’d say even professional at it.

He also used to play accordion and football for five years but he says he is still terrible at it. Maybe that’s why he changed to tour guiding which he is awesome at.

He might seem reserved at first, but don’t be fooled. Igor is a wealth of knowledge and random facts and his deadpan humour will catch you off guard when you least expect it.

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What people say about Igor

Rated No. 1 Tours in Tallinn by TripAdvisor

We had Igor who gave a really informative tour. He answered all my questions about culture, language, emigration, history, communism. Such a complex history for such a small country. Really enjoyed the two hours - he kept us safe from the rain and managed to do the tour in between downpours! Thanks so much, a great introduction to Tallinn on my first day.

"Need an Old Town tour of Tallinn?"

Igor was an excellent guide, well versed in all things Tallinn (Estonian history, politics, architecture, language, Old Town, culture, the Gilds, Parliament, McDonalds, etc) and fluent in English. Highly competent and thorough. Tour Co recommended by Maarja.

"God story telling on the old town, current affairs and history of Estonia"

Our guide was very knowledgeable and was able to present the complexities of Estonia 's past in a balanced and often new perspective

"A Fun Walk through History"

Igor explained Tallinn’s unique history in an interesting and easily understandable way. Highly recommend as a starting point for learning about Tallinn and Estonia.

"Eating Tallinn with Igor"

It was our guide's first food tour - and he did a great job! We ate our way through Tallinn market, a Soviet style canteen, Hipster heavan in Telliskivi & finished with desert and Vana Tallinn at "Pööbel". Friendly Igor spoke impecable English and knew absolutely everything - we had a wonderful time!

"Awesome! Quote of the evening: "obey Tallinns laws or you may get walled!""

The tour was awesome!! We came across numerous buildings and statues, and each of them had a different (sometimes cruel) story to tell. Igor brings these legends with enthousiasm, passion and even a sinister sense of humor. :) You'll be sucked into the stories as if you are living them. Keep up the good work! When attending this tour after sunset and in cold temperatures, the cruel medieval stories really come to its best! Afterwards we ate in a medieval themed restaurant (peppersack) to make the experience complete. What a night! When having a few spare hours in Tallinn, don't hesitate and book this tour. Relaly. You won't regret.

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