Tallinn's city wall

Väike-Kloostri tänav 1, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn

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The oldest sections of Tallinn's city wall were built in the 13th century. During the next three centuries, it became one of the largest and strongest defence systems in entire Northern Europe.

More than half of the magnificent defence system has been preserved as a city wall - this includes 1.85 km of the wall, 26 defence towers, 2 gates and fragments of two front gates.
Patkuli viewing platform is a good place for examining the city wall, and a number of towers are open for visitors.
You have a chance to walk on a small section of the wall that connects the Nunne, Sauna and Kuldjala towers. The wall has a wonderful view of the Old Town and Toompea.

Times and prices

Friday–sunday: 11:00 - 18:00
Monday–thursday: closed

Monday–tuesday, friday–sunday: 11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday–thursday: closed

01.06–31.08

Monday–tuesday, friday–sunday: 11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday–thursday: closed

Friday–sunday: 11:00 - 16:00
Monday–thursday: closed

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Getting there

Access
  • Sealed access road
  • On foot only
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paulwM4305XC

paulwM4305XC

Gives a feel of such an interesting city

On a nice day we saw this as a great way to see the city and it was exactly that. not too busy . The old town is still unspoiled

Thomas V

Thomas V

City Walls

This is one of the most memorable sites in town and one of the most photogenic. So this is a place you will want to go on your walking tour, the old city walls.

niksk001

niksk001

Old City Wall

Tallinn City Wall are worth visting primarily because they are (unlike many other medieval city fortifications) very well preserved.

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