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Vene 12, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

This laneway is half hidden, connecting Vene and Müürivahe streets and shows the best of the back streets of Tallinn, it runs next to what was St. Catherine's Church. Located here is St. Catherine's Guild, a collection of craft workshops where artists use traditional methods...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

St. Catherine's passage is narrow and filled with tour groups, but an area that should not be missed. You can see gravestones from the medieval period mounted on one of the walls. There are small cafes as well as local craft stores selling felted hats,...More

Thank ClemsunTiger
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The long passage was the nave of the former church within the monastery, as you walk along the passage you can see the gravestones from the medieval period. Very fascinating. Some interesting craft shops along the way.

Thank Patrizia51016
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Although it is now lined with restaurants and cafes and shops and some street vendors, St. Catherine's passage gives you a sense of medieval Tallinn, with its narrow width, overhangs, displayed grave stones, and rough cobbled street. A delightful corner of Tallinn.

Thank LMOverby
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Yes, this is the location of the "Sweater Wall", but there are other interesting shops along the other side. Also, be sure to check out the old tombstones attached to the side of the St. Catherine Church.

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 22 June 2018

This little pedestrian street is worth finding. One will recognize it instantly. The structures across the top are buttresses to stabilize the old church. During the day there are mobs of people looking at the shops from the artisans guild members and restaurant. They are...More

Thank lynclarke
Reviewed 11 June 2018

A lovely old bit of town with the church forming part of the boundary.we enjoyed our walk along it as part of a wider foray

Thank 490theos
Reviewed 10 June 2018

This narrow medieval passageway is still a very busy throughfare and very highly trafficked by modern day tourists

Thank annlemas55
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Picturesque and relaxing alley. Rather narrow, certainly, but it is curious and there are several bars with tables outside, at least whether the weather is sunny, where one can make a calm break and drink a local beer.

Thank Hyperionensis
Reviewed 22 May 2018

We went through this passage on our way to the Lower Town and is the home of St. Catherine's Guild, a collection of craft studios. We went by the famous "wall of sweaters" where merchants sell hand made items for purchase.. very quaint!

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