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Viru Square

Tallinn, Estonia
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Ranked #37 of 141 attractions in Tallinn
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Shopping
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Viru square is situated by the two towers leading into old town and has a mixture of the Viru shopping centre on one side and the flower stalls on the other. Lots of traditional souvenir stalls and horse carriages in the area. A tourist trap but nice to look at, but prices are the second highest here after the main... More

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London, United Kingdom
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301 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

After our Ho Ho tour we walked through the viru square as it was snowing hard, we bought some hot chocolate from the MacDonald`s for the road and headed to town centre passing many nice shops.

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Naantali, Finland
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454 reviews 454 reviews
253 attraction reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I guess 99% of tourists goes to Old Town, if they are visiting Tallinn and 99% of those are going to Viru Square area. Especially summertime full of people, so this is basically centre of everything. Beautiful old buildings, cobble streets and little shops. And don't forget all those bars and restaurants. Must visit in Tallinn!

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Nice entrance to the Old City Center, where you can take some great photos and buy some flowers for your other half. It is one of the things that best define Tallinn architecture. Can't and shouldn't miss it.

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Switzerland
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167 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

A nice square, not to miss as everything is closeby within the old town of Tallinn. The flower stands are beautiful

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Wakefield, MA
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175 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

This is a very pretty and colorful square with lots of flower stalls and other kinds of little shops. The flowers seem to be very reasonably priced compared to other things I saw. There are 2 towers which lead into old town that are very picturesque. It doesn't take very long to see it unless you want to visit some... More

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South Carolina
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37 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

One of the prettiest squares that i have seen in europe. A highlight of my trip was just sitting here and eating. A must!

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Seljord, Norway
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29 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

This is just outside the entrance to the old town. As far as I could see all there was was a liqeur shop, two exchange offices and lots of flower stands.

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Nantes, France
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

When you go through the Viru entrance gate to the old city, you're welcome by a couple of beautiful Towers and showers of flowers. -If you're looking for souvenirs, you'll find plenty of gift shops in the surroundings. -If you turn right, you'll be heading towards Helleman tower and handicraft stalls. -If you turn left, well,.... you'll get out of... More

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Atlanta GA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

Once you complete your tour of Old Town and just before you go the the KGB Museum sits this Tallinn Souvenir shopping area which appears to have taken a page out of Walt Disney World!! Seriously this is the place to get your low cost souvenirs or flowers. To be honest we found some shops inside the old town that... More

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