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Town Wall

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Address: Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia
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USD 99.00*
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Private: 5-hour Best of Tallinn Tour with Marzipan Painting and Town Wall Visit
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Best of Tallinn - 3-hour Private Walking Tour
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Private Walking Tour of Talinn Old Town

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Probably Europe's best medieval walls

Being two days in Tallin we had enough time to explore this fabulous town. One of the attractions were the old medieval walls, encircling the entire Old town. Traveled all over... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 December 2016
Belgrade, Serbia
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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Being two days in Tallin we had enough time to explore this fabulous town. One of the attractions were the old medieval walls, encircling the entire Old town. Traveled all over Europe, I don't recall seeing such greatly preserved city walls. In majority it's only a part left or a small fragment, but in Tallin the whole, along with observation... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Absolutely beautiful and super long town wall. Walk along it on the inside of old town to get the most beautiful scenes of the town. Surprisingly few tourists around there.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

You can walk all the way around the old town and see large parts of the old wall, very well preserved and accessible to the public as well. At certain points you can climb up to the walkways via the original towers to have a nice view of the old town.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

only ntwo artist's on one day and one the rest of the time abeit it was very cold and snowy on days probably best in summer. great views of the houses above

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

It was very interesting seeing the wall on the inside and the area where the guards used to do their watch. I wish it had a little more historical information.

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Duchesne, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is one of my favorite towns in the world. Tallinn is such a cool place. The town wall surrounding the old town nicely separates it from the new and helps it keep its original feel. A must visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Whilst walking up to the top of the hill on the cobblestone street you pass by a stone wall decorated with the paintings by various artists. Some are quite good.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Old Town is an amazing place to spend some hours visiting the old buildings, squares, bars and restaurants.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This wall was first built in 1265 as a defensive wall and then expanded in the 14th century to enclose the entire town of Olde Tallinn. When you visit Tallinn you will come across this wall often. My wife and I took a cab from the cruise terminal up to Toompea Hill and you can see parts of the Wall... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Most of this wall is still intact . This is must when visiting Tallinn as it represents their history. You can pay to walk parts of the wall. We payed three euros. Some parts of the wall are narrow and steep so be prepared for this. Has some beautiful towers as well . So worth a visit.

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