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Danish King's Garden (Taani Kuninga)

Taani Kuninga Aed Luhike Jalg 9B 10130 Tallinn Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia
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Taani Kuninga Aed Luhike Jalg 9B 10130 Tallinn Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a pretty little spot that has a nice view over the old city. On a windy day is is pretty well protected. A popular spot for tourists.

Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Danish King's Garden is worth a quick stop for photos and a few history lessons. I didn't get the history lesson unfortunately because I was in a hurry, but only took a few pictures. The monk statues are fun to appreciate, and the overlook...More

Thank Rachelle W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walk from the town square in rather steep but the destination is delightful. For a small charge you can access part of the town wall. The views across the lower town are spectacular.

1  Thank OandA-London
Reviewed 10 December 2016

So bizarre to see a pretty cool metal sculpture with the Danish flag along with statues of three monks in Estonia, of all places. I knew the story of how the Danish flag floated down from God here, but I wish that there had been...More

Thank TedW67
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Presumably derived from the fact that by the orders of Erik VII Menved, King of Danmark in 1311. The Danes were battling the Estonians in 1219. The Danes gained the adavantages. A white cross on a red background is also the lesser coat of arms...More

1  Thank Ying-shou C
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Small garden along the inside of the city walls. I more or less stumbled across it on my way from Kiek in the Kök to Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. If you want to access the Virgin's Tower (Neitsitorn), you have to pass through this garden. As...More

2  Thank Markus A. W
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Little area with some nice gardens, a neat little restaurant that you have to climb these steep narrow old stairs to get to and also these somewhat creepy monk statues. Make sure you stop and check it out.

Thank I_Roam_AB
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This little "garden" right below the hellemann tower has a beautiful view of the lower city. The statues of the monks are intriguing and disquieting too. Read the plaque as you go in about the locals hearing a man's voice as they pass through the...More

1  Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Beautiful and cozy place, a must-see for Danes. Here you can spot really old town walls. Three statues now finalize the composition.

1  Thank yegorb306
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I found myself there after getting lost on Toompea on my first evening in Tallin and was immediately thrilled by this place. The monk statues are both unsettling and fascinating and reminded me of Tolkien's Nazgul. Especially worth visiting after dark, when the statues are...More

Thank Magdalena Z
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