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Address: Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia
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Most of this wall is still intact . This is must when visiting Tallinn as it represents their history. You can pay to walk parts of the wall. We payed three euros. Some parts of... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Most of this wall is still intact . This is must when visiting Tallinn as it represents their history. You can pay to walk parts of the wall. We payed three euros. Some parts of the wall are narrow and steep so be prepared for this. Has some beautiful towers as well . So worth a visit.

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Kristiansand, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Entrance fee was €3. And money well spent. Climb al the narrow stairs to the top of the towers, and then walk to the next, and find your way out. Worth a visit.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is quite essential if you are visiting the great city of Tallinn. We've been a few times, and never had the chance. This last time we managed to see and walk the old town wall. It really is quite amazing, but not ideal if you are scared of heights and climbing narrow steep stairs. They charge for it, and... More 

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County Wexford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most of the town wall is still intact,in some parts you can pay to climb to the top and walk along the top of the wall which is well worth it.

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The upper part of Tallinn was defensible as it sat high on a bluff reinforced with stone. The lower part was defensible as a walled city behind the town wall. Towers were built along the wall at intervals close enough for a continuous defense. The existence of this wall is why Tallinn survived. So its not just a wall. Its... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let’s see… There’s Town Hall and Town Wall, both of which I saw. How ’bout that? I’m a poet and don’t know it. Tallinn survived the Dark Ages largely because of the Town Wall, what most European countries call the city wall. Tallinn tops a natural limestone escarpment at the edge of the sea. That sheer incline was enhanced by... More 

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Boliden, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are early, you can go along the walls and take as many pictures as you want. You can also climb the steps on some areas, but it's not always open.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The town wall in Tallinn guarded Tallinn and was built sometime around the 14th century to defend it against medieval invaders. When it was built, the wall was about one and a half miles long and was about 50 feet high. It connected many towers – some of which remain today. It is possible to climb up three of the... More 

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Gold Coast Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is quite a bit of the wall. There are parts where you can climb up. It cost me 3 euro. It was a sreel spiral staircase and you can walk along the top. Not much of a railing, so if you have little ones, be careful.

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Benoni, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We followed the Old Town wall as long as we could, lots of it is well preserved and quite nice to see and experience. lots of stalls right next to the wall.

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