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“vene street”(9 reviews)
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Vene 12, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 December 2013

St Catherine’s Passage is only a short stroll from the Town Hall Square and is probably the most picturesque of the lanes in Tallinn Old Town. The buildings are very old; some of them date back to the 15th century and most are in excellent...More

3  Thank Sanda-Be
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Nothing much but a few shops engaged in manufacturing some woollen clothes, stained glasses etc.Just another passage. However, it houses a great Russian Food restaurant.

2  Thank RivieraJetter
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

One of the most typical and unique places in Tallinn. A must for visitors to the city. Full of lovely small shops.

Thank Louis X
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This tourists site in Tallinn old town is very well hidden for visitor without a tourist guidebook. One of the many sites where you can learn something about the history of this beautiful Medieval old town just by reading the city signs.

Thank EnricoMiggino
Reviewed 13 August 2018

In a well kept city you come across this older gem. The plaques are headstones and the church is pretty well gone. Hard alley to find by worth it.

Thank scvrose
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This is a narrow cut through between 2 streets. It include a church part way down. It gives a clear impression of how medieval towns were not all big impressive buildings with wide boulevards.

Thank UMPath
Reviewed 11 August 2018

If you are an art lover - this is the place. Lots of local artists and its a fun place to pick up some unique gifts.

Thank Wander_Lust1969
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This quaint little alley has great shops, crafts, Art, and restaurants. It is not hard to find. If you enter old town through the Viru gate take the first right along the wall with all the woolen goods shops nearby and just past the woolen...More

Thank Bobbrooksster
Reviewed 9 August 2018

It's charming and beautiful, but filled with crowds and souvenir vendors. If you can visit early in the morning (easy to do if you're suffering from jet lag) you're in for a treat.

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We stumbled across this trying to locate another attraction, and it is utterly charming!! It's not particularly big so don't be expecting much of a walk or to spend too much time here but it is really neat! I had seen reviews for St Catherine's...More

Thank MarieJanes
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

It’s not very big! It’s just a very picturesque and old part of the town with a handful of arts and crafts plus souvenir shops. It’s very pretty though and nice to walk through.

Thank Luke A
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We were recommended to vist this and am happy we went. It is a short but very charming passage with romantic atmosphere. Must see in Tallin.

Thank Jozefinka
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