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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A well-preserved old wall circulates the old town. Inside the town hall and the market in front of it. Along the wall, there are day-to-day crafts shops.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank heikkih722
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of craft stalls along the wall, many of them selling similar things. No paintings when we visited. People are very helpful and you can bargain. Nice presents.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 311ATINA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The entry fee without the Tallinn card is 3 Euros for an adult. The climb up to the highest part of the tower gets quite narrow, and it is ideal that you have both hands available to support yourself up the high and narrow stairs....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

Wall is nice and interesting. The man giving the tickets (if gives at all as he seems to enjoy collecting money without receipt) is rude, does not greet or thanks for the purchase.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pengemex
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Some parts of the wall is market areas. At some parts artist have put up their paintings for sale. We didn't go up on the wall for the views but saw many people doing that. All in all its quite picturesque.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gul C
Reviewed September 26, 2018

There are a lot of the original town wall left and we spent a lot of time walking along it. The walls are amazing and in pretty good shape! I suggest getting off the beaten path and walking along them!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Walk alongside or, in place, on top of the ancient city wall, which still rings most of the city. It also hosts some interesting market stalls, with parks and flower gardens on the outer side.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mabinho
Reviewed September 19, 2018

part of the wall for all who is coming into the old town. A real cobble stone walk, so do be careful especially if you are wearing heels. Lots of street vendors there too

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AChee74
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This old wall is a stunning example of old time Talinn city. Today local artists sell their wares along the stretch of the wall. Dry cool. Be warned- the street itself has some of the worst cobblestone in the area. Very tough on wheelchairs and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rightfoot
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This beautiful old wall and tower are open to the public to walk along. There are very good views from the top of the tower over the old city.

Date of experience: May 2018
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luciaandandrew
February 3, 2018|
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Response from Michelle P | Reviewed this property |
We had a bus ride from the ferry to downtown. It was included with our tour but it is a very walkable and compact city. It's a great place to pick up hand made gifts at any price range.
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March 27, 2015|
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Response from candyrio27 | Reviewed this property |
There are free bits and bits that have a small charge. We paid for a small section because there were other things to see there,. You just need to wander around the town and everthing is clearly signed and you just stumble... More
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Tallin in 6 hours (1230pm to 6.30pm) (3 Replies)
Hi everyone good day. My family and I are taking the cruise from Helsinki across to Tallin in early Dec, 2018. We arrive in Tallin at 1230pm and have to board the ferry again at 6.45pm back to Helsinki. What can we do in 6 hours? We are 3 adults and 2 kids (4 years and 10 years old). Tentative Plan: - Lunch in Tallin Old Town - Town Hall Square - Toompea Hill - Alexander Nevsky Cathedral - Town Wall 1. Where can I join a FREE Tallin Walking Tour? We arrive on a Wed, not...More
November 20, 2018|
Response fromJohntheFinn|
Your plan is workable. 1. For free tours, have you tried googling? There may not be any available for your time and date, but it's easy to do a DIY tour. The Old Town is a fairly small area. 2. Karja Kelder on Väike-Karja (just off Town Hall Square) is a less touristy option in the heart of the Old Town. The day's special is dirt cheap, but you'll have to ask about it as it's only advertised in Estonian. Their standard menu is also well priced, particularly in view of the location. 3....More
Tina v
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Dubrovnik Card (2 Replies)
Hallo we will be in Dubrovnik for 3 days and are considering buying the Dubrovnik card. Question - can you enter and walk on the Dubrovnik Old Town Wall more than once or can you use the card only once for each free attraction covered by the card? We will be staying just outside the Pile Gate. Thank you for your help.
February 19, 2017|
Response fromapt22|
You can only use the card once per attraction.
Doris Y
Peterhead, United Kingdom
Pickpocket at Old Town Wall (12 Replies)
Just a warning. My purse was taken from my handbag today as I descended the steps from the wall. My bag was across my chest, hanging by my left side and is not easy to open without a tug. I was coming down extra cautiously, one hand on each rail and may have been seen as vulnerable because of that. I did sense a tiny pulling sensation and partly looked back but thought maybe it had just caught on the rail. Couldn't see who was behind me without stopping and letting go of one rail. At the...More
September 29, 2016|
Response fromHan700|
Hope youre ok DOrris