Kiek in de Kok and Bastion Passages Museum, Tallinn
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Home to a vast network of military tunnels and a historical cannon tower, Kiek in de Kok and Bastion Passages Museum documents the secret history of defending Tallinn over the centuries. Constructed by the Swedes during the 17th and 18th centuries to connect their series of underground bunkers, the hundreds of tunnels were rediscovered throughout the 20th century. Visit the museum and learn more about the tunnels' usage, construction, and what spurred their creation. You'll get in-depth information on Tallinn's development and involvement in military conflicts. Stop by the fortified tower section, standing 38 m (124.5 ft) tall and protected by 4 m (13 ft) thick walls. Defenders protected by the tower were able to fire cannons, catapults, and other projectiles. Although the tower does not require an organized tour, the tunnels themselves do: they can only be accessed with advance reservations. Work out when and for how long to visit Kiek in de Kok and Bastion Passages Museum and other Tallinn attractions using our handy Tallinn itinerary maker.
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  • Climb on medieval stairs and drink hot mulled wine in the wonderful Baltic weather, then you come here.
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  • The round started, not nyrpeästi that we are almost obviates the need for, but multiplied by the late. The shocking video, the sound quality was ridiculously bad, followed by a shorter round uncomfortably Guide. The target is itself quite interesting and some of the stories entertaining, but the Classless along the nose offered customer treatment left a bad taste. A strong history of Tallinn, in better value for money offering is certainly a number of tourist attractions.
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  • The whole family (children 7 and 13) were conducted to explore the tunnels, a little different to do in Tallinn. The time it was said that it is not on the day of English instruction, but on the ground round was in English, documents in English. I highly recommend!
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