Viljandi vana veetorn (Viljandi Old Water Tower)

The 30m high red brick water tower was constructed in 1911 and was preserved until today with its small windows and the octangular wooden upper part.
The tower was actively used for about 50 years. After a long time of emptiness the building was renovated in 2001 as an observation tower. You are welcome to visit and enjoy the beautiful view over the lake and Old Town of Viljandi! Interesting to know: ·Viljandi was one of the first towns in Estonia to receive water works and canalisation. ·The three storeys of the tower accommodate one permanent and several travelling exhibitions. The water tower is an important part of the skyline of Viljandi as a so called town of towers.

The 30m high red brick water tower was constructed in 1911 and was preserved until today with its small windows and the octangular wooden upper part.
The tower was actively used for about 50 years. After a long time of emptiness the building was

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  • Nice old water tower.

    I like to go up of towers. So this was a must do during our three day stay in Viljandi. To enter the old water tower you have to pay 2,-Euro. Fair! From the top level you have nice view, bad sadly...

  • Drove by this site

    Fascinating old water-tower in Estonia, we actually drove by 2 of them. Not sure how they function, but very unusual to me at least.

  • Great city observation place

    One of Vijlandi's most distinctive landmarks is 30m red-brick water tower topped with a hexagonal wooden structure. It was built in 1911 and reconstructed in 2001 as an observation tower. It offers...


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