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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.5

based on 377 reviews

Location (map)

Kohtuotsa vaateplats, Tallinn

Old Town

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Distance from:

Airport

6km

Harbour

3km

Train station

0.60km

Bus station

3.50km

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Child-friendly

 

Accessibility

Fully accessible
  • no step
  • treshold up to 2,5 cm
  • ramp gradient max 10%
  • doors width at least 70 cm
6% 8m
Steep ramp
  • indication of gradient expressed in percent on the symbol
  • ramp lenght in meters
3
Steps
  • number of steps above the symbol

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The site is accessible via the roadway of Kohtu Street. A ramp has been installed next to the platform. You can continue to Piiskopi and Toompea Streets, where the walkway has low curbs.

Kohtuotsa viewing platform

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Kohtuotsa offers sweeping panoramas of Old Town's rooftops and towers against the backdrop of the modern city skyline.

The spacious area on the east corner of Toompea hill offers unforgettable views of the medieval neighbourhood and is easily the city's most famous photo spot. From here you can see most of Tallinn's centuries-old spires as well as its newer ones, the highest of which is the TV Tower visible in the distance. Beyond the modern city centre lies the Lasnamäe suburb with its countless Soviet-style block apartment buildings. 

During the summer season, an outdoor café operates here and dance evenings are held on the platform space.

With any luck, you will also find a seagull called Steven walking on the edge of the platform posing for photos like a true supermodel. Those seagulls must be some of the most pictured birds out there... #Tallinnseagull and #Steventheseagull

Location (map)

Kohtuotsa vaateplats, Tallinn

Old Town

More

Distance from:

Airport

6km

Harbour

3km

Train station

0.60km

Bus station

3.50km

Contact

Information

More

Child-friendly

 

Accessibility

Fully accessible
  • no step
  • treshold up to 2,5 cm
  • ramp gradient max 10%
  • doors width at least 70 cm
6% 8m
Steep ramp
  • indication of gradient expressed in percent on the symbol
  • ramp lenght in meters
3
Steps
  • number of steps above the symbol

More

The site is accessible via the roadway of Kohtu Street. A ramp has been installed next to the platform. You can continue to Piiskopi and Toompea Streets, where the walkway has low curbs.

TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

"Lovely Vista"

4.5

November 24, 2019, by tufty1940

If in Toompea Hill then the two viewing platforms are a must. Wonderful vista across both the harbour and old Town. Not to be missed for some great photos Read more

"A MUST!!!"

4.5

November 13, 2019, by lcb5310

From here you can get a panoramic view of the Old Town. Lots of church steeples and red roofed buildings. Its magical seeing it all laid out before you! Try to go early or late in the day to avoid... Read more

"Great Views"

4.5

November 12, 2019, by SVSUK

Great place to come to whilst in the Old Town to look at the views across the Old Town and take a few photos of the roof-tops. Apparently very busy in the tourist season but hardly anyone there when... Read more

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