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Town Wall

Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia
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Ranked #12 of 138 attractions in Tallinn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We found it a bit difficult to find where to get up to the ramparts. Eventually, we found 2 different spots worth a visit (and the small fee). Oddly enough, they didn't open until 11am on a weekend. The best spot we found was Helleman's Tower (near Viru Gate). This one costs 3 Euros each but was worth it. It's... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Paid to go up a dangerous two way spiral staircase to see a very small section of wall. Beware if you have little ones as I thought there were some dangerous gaps that a child could squeeze through.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

liked the fact that you could go up and walk around the wall,views are stunning as the buildings are so medieval

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