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Address: Tallinn, Estonia
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Lively atmosphere

Viru square and also Viru gates, right in front of the gates of the city, this important historical square is the gateway for access to the beautiful old town heritage of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Tortona, Italy

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tallinn Old Town is a wonderful example of period architecture and to wander around it is fascinating. I liked the juxtaposition of the old and new building designs and feel it works well together.

Thank 18Christine_R
Windsor, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 449 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The square is the access to the old town from the eastern side. It is now having several shops, but in fact the real beauty of the old town lies further inside.

Thank TheGalcierist
Preston, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a nice stroll over the Christmas period, was cold, was fresh, was a little bit of snow, was nice to pass some time and have a little walk to see what Tallinn center had to offer, and was just a nice place to see the old culture of Tallinn and the beauty it has to offer

Thank Ravingeddie
Tortona, Italy
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2,295 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 949 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Viru square and also Viru gates, right in front of the gates of the city, this important historical square is the gateway for access to the beautiful old town heritage of UNESCO. Stalls, flowers and many people who populate this beautiful corner of the city. Lively atmosphere both day and night, absolutely a must.

Thank Magellano81
Parnu, Estonia
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is not much to see on the Viru Square - this is a square outside Old Town that used to be a parking lot and now has a shopping centre and hotel built at the square. Another thing is Viru Street that starts from Viru Gates and is busy with shops, restaurants and flower stalls.

Thank EleMerike
Limerick, Ireland
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came to Tallinn with little knowledge of old town. I walked into this area when it was kind of dark but the long line of flower shops was still open. I was floored by the visual, the light, the flowers, the old walls and streets. gorgeous.

Thank blahscreenname
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11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

This is a must see attraction when you visit Tallinn. There main street there has great shopping for everyone.

Thank eiuahern .
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Beautiful. Flooded with all the major activities on Sunday. A major hang out place for Good food (especially the Medieval Food restaurant)

Thank RivieraJetter
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

This square is set just outside the city walls, there a thriving flower market one side and bars/ restaurants opposite.

Thank ERIC B
Lisbon, Portugal
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

This square is always busy with lots of people walking around ,looking at the flowers and enjoying the city.

Thank DeboraN739

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