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Great place to watch the sunset

This is one of several viewing platforms around the perimeter of the old town. If you visit during... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
June A
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Surrey, United Kingdom
Fantastic view!

We spent at least 30 minutes with our guide just looking out across the city while she described... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mdfloyd322
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Denver, Colorado
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Patkuli viewing platform is situated in one of the most ancient parts of Tallinn. It has fairytale views of the Old Town and its towers and walls, all the way down to the port. The stairway leading up to the platform was constructed in 1903. There...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of several viewing platforms around the perimeter of the old town. If you visit during high season, as others have said, it is best to go early in the morning to avoid the crowds, or perhaps later in the evening as the...More

Thank June A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent at least 30 minutes with our guide just looking out across the city while she described all the points of interest.

Thank mdfloyd322
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best positions to get a panoramic view of Tallin with the quaint rooftops and landmarks. Gives an overall feel for the place. Steep enough climb but plenty of cafes and shops to break the trip and have a rest or buy a...More

Thank ladybirdBelfast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view is spectacular on the hills overlooking Tallinn. Taking a selfie or group photo is quite impossible here as the crowd was massive on a bright sunny day. Probably best to go early in the morning before people stream in. You could stay a...More

Thank tulip-cher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tallin offers a couple of Viewing Platforms and this is one of them. As it is one of the most popular tourist attractions of the city, it is better to go there in the early morning before the flood of tourist groups. We were there...More

Thank Gul C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This viewing area can get crowded as it does offer great views of the “modern” city below and the sea port area in the distance. But, if you can get a good front row seat, it is a great picture spot. It was interesting to...More

Thank SAinPA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This one of a a number of viewing spots in the high part of the old town. Good places to rest and to take in the surroundings of Riga!

Thank mabinho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another platform for viewing purposes. Again, it gives good views of the city and as always, a cleared sky day will make it more beautiful to view

Thank AChee74
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Some great views of the city, thoroughly recommend walking up to the viewing platform during a clear spring or summer day. The walk up to the platform also has some great sights and you'll encounter some of the historic buildings and city walls.

Thank TomBarbour
Reviewed 12 September 2018

I really like this one, you can see the harbor, the park, part of the old town. For me, on of must see points!

Thank Rafał S
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63barb
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Yes, you can go from Old town side - walk up the streets with no stairs.
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