This is a pleasant stop on your tour around the city. Having Dutch monks brass statues was s surprise. The surrounding walled area is impressive
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This is a pretty little spot that has a nice view over the old city. On a windy day is is pretty well protected. A popular spot for tourists.
The Danish King's Garden is worth a quick stop for photos and a few history lessons. I didn't get the history lesson unfortunately because I was in a hurry, but only took a few pictures. The monk statues are fun to appreciate, and the overlook...More
The walk from the town square in rather steep but the destination is delightful. For a small charge you can access part of the town wall. The views across the lower town are spectacular.
So bizarre to see a pretty cool metal sculpture with the Danish flag along with statues of three monks in Estonia, of all places. I knew the story of how the Danish flag floated down from God here, but I wish that there had been...More
Presumably derived from the fact that by the orders of Erik VII Menved, King of Danmark in 1311. The Danes were battling the Estonians in 1219. The Danes gained the adavantages. A white cross on a red background is also the lesser coat of arms...More
Small garden along the inside of the city walls. I more or less stumbled across it on my way from Kiek in the Kök to Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. If you want to access the Virgin's Tower (Neitsitorn), you have to pass through this garden. As...More
Little area with some nice gardens, a neat little restaurant that you have to climb these steep narrow old stairs to get to and also these somewhat creepy monk statues. Make sure you stop and check it out.
This little "garden" right below the hellemann tower has a beautiful view of the lower city. The statues of the monks are intriguing and disquieting too. Read the plaque as you go in about the locals hearing a man's voice as they pass through the...More
Beautiful and cozy place, a must-see for Danes. Here you can spot really old town walls. Three statues now finalize the composition.