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Address: Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia
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Private Walking Tour of Talinn Old Town

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Great old wall

The walls although not very high are very interesting especially with all the locals displaying their art work. It takes on a gallery appearance. It's worth the climb up the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Heathfield, United Kingdom
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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The walls although not very high are very interesting especially with all the locals displaying their art work. It takes on a gallery appearance. It's worth the climb up the slope, even if it's slightly slippery underfoot with the cobbles. The walls have a lovely warm feeling to them.

Thank BorntocruiseUK
Alhaurin de la Torre, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The walls are not very high but if you have trouble with heights, narrow stairways or confined spaces give this one a miss. If you make it it is quite interesting and in one or two places there are excellent photo opportunities.

Thank Susan K
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The initial challenge here is to find the entrance to stairways to access the top of the wall. The wall is visible from quite a distance, but there are few signs to advise as to where to go to get to the entrance to the top of the wall. Once found, the lady in the ticket office was very polite... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The nicest stretch of Tallinn’s remaining walls connect nine towers at the west side of the Old Town. You can explore the nooks and crannies of three of them. You can climb up one of these towers at the northwest corner with the aid of a rope through very narrow winding steps and walk along the wall. This is not... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walls around this medieval town are well preserved and make an interesting addition to all the other medieval sights. They are a fascinating feature to explore and we thoroughly enjoyed following them for as far as possible.

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Powell River, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very neat feature of old town a high stone wall completely surrounding the old town of Tallinn. There are arch gate ways and towers. Part of the old town charm.

Thank Teresa H
Maitland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Along the wall in many locations are craft stalls. One section displays 13th century headstones. It's a great place to explore.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great time we had seeing the intact walls of a medieval city. We learned a lot about the upper and lower old towns and how they were in competition with each other. The walls are about 70% intact but, of course, have been restored. They are a wonderful way to see how these cities were run back in... More 

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

The Old Town Walls are a real treat for the visitor to Talinn because they literally give you a new perspective on the city. The impressive walls and towers really do give the visitor an insight into just how important the city was during the late Middle Ages. The only drawback to this activity is that the stairs leading up... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This is all part of the Old Town experience. The suggestion I have is to wear comfortable shoes and ladies do not wear high heels.

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