The middle ages was a time of power politics and Tallinn was constantly under attack. The protect their beloved city they started to build a city wall in the 13th century. By its heyday in the 16th century the wall was 2,4 km long and 14 to 16 meters high and 3 meters thick. Today 1,9 km of the original towers and walls are still standing. Best views over the walls you will have from the upper town. Find the town wall in the old town about 2 km walk from the port.
old town, Tallinn