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Town Wall

Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia
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Ranked #17 of 139 attractions in Tallinn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Trondheim, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

these walls were here to protect the city in ancient times, so the walls are as all the other walls in the middle ages period, grey, big and still standing. However its nice to get a few photos of them and have a walk either around it on the inside or outside of the walls.

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

This place must to see! Take camera with You! Wall is very old and it look's very beautiful! Grey and green colour together look's stunning!

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Tallinn, Estonia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Do not expect more than the authentic old building of a wall and the view. Be prepared to climb some big stairs.

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Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

If you walk from Toompea to the Town Hall, this is your likely route. The route is an old cobble stone street with lots of artists. Cute, charming and a real good feel for the old world. You will enjoy.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

In our late June visit there was a flower show and displays on the outer part of the Town Wall- Great photo opportunities early in the day when there are less tourists around.

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Boston, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This attraction is one of Europe's best preserved Medieval fortifications. Walking the wall gives you and idea of the town's fairy tale charm with its walls and towers. There is a portion of the wall that is open to the public where you can climb up the towers and see what it felt like to guard the town. The view... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

There are multiple towers and wall sections preserved, but the best in terms of scenic views is the stretch along the NW edge of the old town.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I love this place, it def gives you a good picture of how cool it could have been back in the old days! Again another place where to explore the houses inside, eat great food and take awesome pictures!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Huge walls and towers encircle a lot of Tallinn old town, and each section is very impressive. The gates let into the wall in the medieval times are also still mostly in place. In all the walls add to the wonderful atmosphere and ineterst of this lovely town.

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Turku, Western Finland, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

There are only few parts left of the original town wall and this was a short part of it. The scenery isn't that special because almost all of the surrounding buildings are higher than the wall.

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