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Viru Gates

Viru tn, Tallinn, Estonia
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  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
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“flower market”(21 reviews)
“old town”(104 reviews)
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Viru Gates were built in the 14thC, and the towers still standing today are only a part of the original structure. Viru Gates are located in the eastern section of the town wall. The main tower of the gates was built in its initial form in...more
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"flower market"
in 21 reviews
"beautiful entrance"
in 6 reviews
"old town"
in 104 reviews
"can feel the history"
in 2 reviews
"medieval cities"
in 3 reviews
"medieval times"
in 5 reviews
"cobble stones"
in 2 reviews
"walled city"
in 2 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 5 reviews
"paths"
in 86 reviews
"mcdonalds"
in 8 reviews
"street"
in 18 reviews
"skyscrapers"
in 2 reviews
"florist"
in 3 reviews
"century"
in 12 reviews
"symbol"
in 5 reviews
"walls"
in 11 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A great photo opportunity is afforded here as you enter or leave the Old Town. This area throngs with locals and tourists alike. A place that is hard to miss.

Thank Michael N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i think this part of Old Town is the most touristic place in Old Town. i would prefer the gates at two other sides of the Old Town

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These gates either welcome or farewell you as you enter/leave the old town. The towers offer a magical entrance to the old town.

Thank KatielouAustralia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great entrance into the city. Has a great appearance and great for a quick photo stop on entering. It is easy to imagine Tallinn many years ago from here.

Thank David C
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

When you squint a little, so that you don't really notice some of the more modern buildings near the gate, then this makes the perfect entrance into fairy land...

Thank Bigwandy
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

nothing, just old gate to old town, i visit in tallinn 1-2 time per month, and ,,, okay. McDonalds is nearby if you looking that.

Thank J11P33
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Friends and I were touring in Tallinn and were walking thru Old Town where these beautiful tall Castle type round towers greeted everyone entering the old town. These are part of the original 14th century structure of the old wall and city gates. The Old...More

Thank AlabamaTraveler
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

These are one of the roads that have the main entrance gates to the old town. In summer it is covered with greenery and the flower seller nearby make a very pretty picture. Yet is winter when there was snow on the ground it looked...More

Thank Helen D
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Well maintained. This part of Old town is full of shops and modern stores and full of life. Always buzzing with tourists.

Thank TheGreatestNomad
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Like most medieval cities, Old Town Tallinn was surrounded by protective walls and towers. Luckily, large sections of Tallinn's walls and towers are still standing and are very beautiful. Some of the most impressive are these at the Viru Gates and nearby side streets.

Thank Wesley C
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