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Viru Square

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Address: Tallinn, Estonia
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Gate to old town

At Viru square you find the gateway with 2 towers to old town. It is a lively place, with marketstals full of flowers.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
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Helsinki
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The very heart of Tallinn, the old town on one side, the new on the other. You can have an ice cream or a beer in the park, or visit a restaurant or buy some stuff from the kiosk. Everything works.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here the on off buses start from quite busy with shops market stalls not a lot here but it's ok, you can walk from here to the cruise ships 15 mins also start of the old town.

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Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At Viru square you find the gateway with 2 towers to old town. It is a lively place, with marketstals full of flowers.

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Thank AnnekeBr
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

you enter medieval time there its amazing merchants are dressed like in old time restaurant served food in wood plate .you can walk along the wall and find out in between small street real old place

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Leominster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

I thought that this would be a somewhere to look around for about 20 mins or so, but it turns out it is just the gate with a nothing but a road on the other side.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

This small but charming square sits just outside the city walls, it is a mixture of small cafes/restaurants and small outlets, which all seemed to be selling flowers, if you like to sit and watch the world go by, this is the place, and just through the gates, the ladies will find a modern shopping area, what else do you... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Unfortunately the whole area is having a water main fitted so it is all dug up at the time of our visit, but the flowers shops are still there and the flowers are just amazing

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Annandale, Virginia, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Pictures look nice but the entire street is under construction and the only beauty is in the flowers the vendors are selling along the side.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

This is really heart of Tallinn. All tramms and bus routes are crossing here. Here is central department sores and famous hotels. From here you can start your walkway to old town or routes by tour buses.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Tallinn including Viru Square is made for strolling and discovering the side streets and Estonian culture which is prevalent everywhere. I first visited in 1991 when occupied by Russia, tanks in the street! Let us hope this is never repeated.

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