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Viru Gates, Tallinn

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web
Step right into the heart of Tallinn's urban center and access the city's historical sights from Viru Gates. The square connects all of the city's major roads and main public transportation lines, and it's a gateway to the old town. Throughout history the square was the city's main gathering place and the center of activity. Reconstruction at the beginning of the 20th century transformed the area into a transportation and shopping hub. Apart from visiting an array of stores, you can stop by a bar or restaurant for refreshment or a fine meal. Browse the surrounding area for a selection of souvenirs and be sure to visit some of the flower shops that the neighborhood is famous for. Work out when and for how long to visit Viru Gates and other Tallinn attractions using our handy Tallinn travel itinerary planner.
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  • This is one of the entrances to the old city, the two towers and the remains of the 14 century fortress wall. Viru Street starts immediately
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  • It may have been by the works or the attempted robbery, caught on time although unpleasant, but I said nothing this door there in the wall trscurso tickets much more interesting and beautiful. In this place of flowers and what was the main gateway has become a sort of shopping outdoors
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  • In medieval times there were huge thick wooden gates they could close when invaders came. Today it serves as a handy entrance to the old walled city. There is a large flower market here and once insid...  read more »
  • This was the best hostel I stayed in during a month of travel around the region. It was clean, well located, the beds were comfortable and the sheets were new and fresh, and the staff was helpful. Best of all for me is that it's not a party hostel like so many others in the city were. This is a calmer place for those who seek that out like I do. The breakfast in the morning and free tea/coffee at all hours was a great bonus. They also can sign you up for day trips to nearby national parks or tours of the city, and they're cheaper than you'd find with any of the regular touring agencies. I can't recommend them enough - stay here! I will be back if I return to Tallinn.
  • I liked the atmosphere.
  • It's cool. Quietly. Cozy!
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  • Home staff helpful, breakfast pancakes))-super Location in the heart of the old town. Suitable both for individual tourists, families and companies. There is no parking.
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