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Viru Square, Tallinn

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Walk through Viru Square and take a step back in time. Built in the 14th century, the gate's twin towers were once part of a complex fortification system that protected the bustling trading heart of Tallinn. Most of the walls are gone, but the towers stand as a proud monument to the city's history and mark a gateway between its modern center and the old town. In the vicinity of the gate is a great selection of cafes, restaurants, and shops where you can buy souvenirs. When flowers are in bloom, colorful stalls full of them add a special touch to the gate. The gate is a great starting point for a tour of the historic center of Tallinn on foot or by catching a romantic ride on a horse-drawn carriage. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Viru Square by using our Tallinn visit planner .
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  • Viru Gate in the old town of Tallinn came out, there was a 100-meter-long pedestrian walk, there were a lot of shops and restaurants, which is an extension of the old city's commercial base, and people can travel around
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  • Classic Tallinn attraction. Well worth a visit. One of the better tower photo opportunities. Recommend.  more »
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