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Viru Square, Tallinn

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Walk through Viru Square and take a step back in time. Built in the 14th century, the gate's twin towers were once part of a complex fortification system that protected the bustling trading heart of Tallinn. Most of the walls are gone, but the towers stand as a proud monument to the city's history and mark a gateway between its modern center and the old town. In the vicinity of the gate is a great selection of cafes, restaurants, and shops where you can buy souvenirs. When flowers are in bloom, colorful stalls full of them add a special touch to the gate. The gate is a great starting point for a tour of the historic center of Tallinn on foot or by catching a romantic ride on a horse-drawn carriage. To visit Viru Square and get the most from your holiday in Tallinn, create itinerary details personal to you using our Tallinn trip itinerary maker.
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  • This input was seen by day, at night, in the afternoon, always spectacular, not to be missed along with even a flower kiosks next door that are wonderful.
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  • A very nice place to walk around for any tourist activities - taking picturs, shopping or eating out.  more »
  • The door, which is meant to represent one of the ancient entrances to the city emuralhada (despite having a somewhat dubious features), is a beautiful postcard of the old city.
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