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Reviewed November 20, 2018

Viru Square is a "gateway" to the old town. On the left are some fine floral arrangements and right restaurants.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank heikkih722
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Viru gates are spectacular both day and night, probably less crowded are night.. The gateway to the old town, the square is hub for trams and market there.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 311ATINA
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Viru Square is at the eastern entrance to the Old Town and is dominated by two medieval towers. There is a beautiful flower market here and stalls selling clothes nearby. There are plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from in this area.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

You would almost certainly go in from the busy main ('new') road with its trams, through the spectacular gateway in the walls. You then witness mainly a sea of flowers on stalls during the day. Out the other end and you are in the delightful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tony36
Reviewed October 16, 2018

While locals were talking about Viru Square as a big important place me as tourist didn't find it too interesting. Except the gates nothing attracted my attention. I liked town Hall Square much more.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed September 28, 2018

You arrive at Viru Square of the Old Town when you pass the Viru Gates. On the left side there is the flower market. The Gates and the square have been well maintained and carry the medieval ambiance. Great place for pictures. The prices are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gul C
Reviewed September 21, 2018

The old town is very interesting. Lots of places to eat of have a beer. Lots of shops with traditional or local art.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

That is what I can only think off! there were rolls of merchants displaying their flowers. They were also lots of other merchant there as well. Busy place

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AChee74
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Great place and atmosphere by night or day. Lots of good restaurants around as well as some interesting boutique shops.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank plloader
Reviewed September 5, 2018

This place could be very beautiful, if not so crowded and overpopulated with merchants and restaurants / cafes. All the charm of the brick walls and the green area is masked by the flower stalls and the outdoor tables.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Isa-Francis
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