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Take the long way up (or down)

If you go up to Toompea (and you definitely should if you are visiting Riga), then there is a good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
County-Hunter
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Tacoma, WA
Not the best view in Town

A perfectly ordinary view of the town. A museum near by which was nice, and a map to indicate where... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Runa S
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Levanger, Norway
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“local artists” (3 reviews)
“upper town” (3 reviews)
“gate tower” (2 reviews)
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Tallinn, Estonia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go up to Toompea (and you definitely should if you are visiting Riga), then there is a good chance that you will walk either up or down this street. You pass through a gate in the wall and it seems just like you...More

Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A perfectly ordinary view of the town. A museum near by which was nice, and a map to indicate where you were. However, its not much, and the view is a little bit better further down. I did very much like the old building surrounding...More

Thank Runa S
Reviewed 25 May 2017

From Toompea Hill - Either up or down. Not too steep and there are a few artists displaying their paintings on the walls. Nothing fantastic to say it is a must, but you will undoubtedly come across this street on your exploration of the city....More

Thank Akaasha
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This path from the viewpoint of Tompea down to the Old town square is like going in a medieval old land. Artists are sitting making their art and showing their art on the mural wall, some of the artists are quite good, I have bought...More

Thank Anja S
Reviewed 3 April 2017

A good way to get up to toompea (upper town), if its not raining artists hang there paintings for display/sale. This way is far better than the stairs of Patkuli especially going up. The story goes: Back in medieval times, this was the only access...More

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My wife and I also walked part of this street on our way from Toompea Hill towards the Town Hall Square. We took a couple of pictures of moss on the wall.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This street is a little steep but has the medieval vibe as it is all cobblestone. It is located near the Old Walls of Tallinn. There are lots of street vendors and local artists selling there goods. Well worth the stroll to see the old...More

Thank Stendel
Reviewed 14 September 2016

You'll probably walk down here having been to a view point or the area around the embassies, it's more a thoroughfare than a standalone activity!

Thank MontyCheltenham
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Old street along the city walls with some street vendors and artists. It was not crowded when I was there and the big old walls are worth checking out. The old part of Tallin is well preserved.

Thank I_Roam_AB
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This is a quaint, quiet little street going up the hill to Toompea Castle. There are artists and musicians to watch the whole way up!

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