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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.5

based on 223 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

"Great view to Tallinn Bay"

4.5

October 15, 2018, by jonti14

Good view point to discover northen part of Tallinn witch was industrial district, but now renovated chill culture, arts and food area. Read more

"Beautiful view of from Old City, Over the Old City to the New City Beyond"

4.5

October 14, 2018, by J H H

Lovely prospect - you are beyond the Wall to the Old Town/Inner Old City - but what a view you have of Tallinn. Great viewing spot and a good place to visit, before you descend down to the Old Town... Read more

"Best of all the viewing platforms"

4.5

October 14, 2018, by June A

Although there are several other viewing platforms from which to see the old town, this one is by far the best. Located not far from Toompea Castle, it forms part of a small square. Always busy as... Read more

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