We stumbled upon these by accident, though we planned to come the next day. But, they're close to the rest of the sights/sites you probably want to see, and they're super cool to imagine being the gates to the city. Close by is a wall...More
About Viru Gates
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These are a beautiful historic attraction but you won't need to spend much time here. There are some shops around and places to sit and eat but that's it.
This time machine takes you back in time to medieval times. At the beautiful gates you can practically see the old soviet buildings changing to the medieval buildings around you as you pass.
If you wonder why the towers of the Viru gate don't line up with the city walls, read the explanation and look at the ground plan, which is helpfully marked out by different coloured paving slabs. It turns out the existing towers were the outer...More
Go through the Viru Gates & one is in the Old Town. Lots of history involving the gates. Cobbled streets & lots of souvenir shops & restaurants just inside the gates. Across the road from the gates in the new town of Tallinn with the...More
One of the delights of Tallinn is wandering the streets and coming across chunks of town wall and gates. These are some of the biggest and best - most of the gates are smaller ones with portcullis slots etc.
these gates are quite impressive as they seems to be intact. so if you are a fan of architecture you need to stop by to see the details
This is one of the most charming spots of the Tallinn I explored. Within easy walking is the fabulous flower market, linen and souvenir shops, great eating and accommodations (local and touristy), and grassy parks . . . not to mention all the history, and...More
Before entering this entrance, you will be amazed at a lot of beautiful flower shops. This is the main entrance from the city center. It is easy to find there.I'm sure you can enjoy the place.