Tallinn's city wall

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 the entire Northern Europe.

More than a 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.

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 the entire Northern Europe.

More than a half of the ma

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  • Nice piece of History

    It was nice to see this place, but as a tip - - - You could give more information of Tallinn history during the last centuries - - - there are so many interesting stories to tell to us tourists...

  • Few cities with wall

    Tallinn is one of the few cities that really still have wall surrounding almost entire old town and wall being in good shape. You get good view over the city also. If you don't pay and walk on the...

  • Great view of the city

    The cost of this is 3 euros each and there are a number of steep steps with narrow walls to navigate. The walk along the way gives great views of the city but it was very slippery as it had snowed...


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