Viru Backpackers

Directions

From the Bus Station

Take bus 17 or 23 to Vabaduse Väljak, the bus stop at the big square. Cross the square and walk into Harju street. Turn at the tourist office to the right into Kuninga street, pass the Olde Hansa restaurant and you end up in Viru street on your right. We are located halfway, on Viru 5, above the Salamander shoe shop. We have a small sign hanging outside on the gate to the right of Salamander. Ring bell nr. 2, take the first door on your left and walk to the 3rd floor. If you decide to take a taxi, as him to drop you off at the Viru Gate, as cars are not allowed in Viru street. It should cost you between 6 and 8 Euros.

From the Harbor

Walk from the harbor in the direction of the Old Town. Follow the tram tracks to the left into Mere street. Cross the street at the end of Mere street at the big roundabout into the Old Town. Turn directly left at the other side of the street till you see the flower market and Viru Gates on your right. Walk straight through the gates and you will end up in Viru street. We are located halfway, on Viru 5, above the Salamander shoe shop. We have a small sign hanging outside on the gate to the right of Salamander. Ring bell nr. 2, take the first door on your left and walk to the 3rd floor. If you decide to take a taxi, as him to drop you off at the Viru Gate, as cars are not allowed in Viru street. It should cost you between 4 and 6 Euros.

From the Airport

Take bus number 2 to the A.Laikmaa stop at the Viru shopping center and walk from there to the Old Town. You will see a small flower market: walk from there through the Viru Gates and you will end up in Viru street. We are located halfway, on Viru 5, above the Salamander shoe shop. We have a small sign hanging outside on the gate to the right of Salamander. Ring bell nr. 2, take the first door on your left and walk to the 3rd floor. If you decide to take a taxi, as him to drop you off at the Viru Gate, as cars are not allowed in Viru street. It should cost you between 8 and 10 Euros.

From the Train Station

When you get off the train you should see the Old Town to your right. Leave the platform and cross the road or take the underpass to get to the other side of the main road. You are now on Nunne Street. Keep walking straight, also when the street changes into Rataskaevu. At the end of Rataskaevu at the well, turn left downwards to the square. Walk straight past the Town Hall till you see the restaurant Olde Hansa. Left in front of you Viru streets begins. We are located halfway, on Viru 5, above the Salamander shoe shop. We have a small sign hanging outside on the gate to the right of Salamander. Ring bell nr. 2, take the first door on your left and walk to the 3rd floor. If you decide to take a taxi, as him to drop you off at the Viru Gate, as cars are not allowed in Viru street. It should cost you between 6 and 8Euros.

By Taxi

Here is a list of cheap taxi companies with English speaking operators: - Inter Takso: 55653333 - I.R. Takso: 6380000 - Laki Takso: 6669999 - Amigo Takso: 55577780 Remember the number of the car that the operator tells you. The number you're told will be the same as on the number plate of the taxi. Another option is to get the free Taxify app and order from there: it is very cheap, popular and reliable in Estonia.

By Car

You are not allowed to drive into Viru street, but you can stop in Vana-Viru or Uus street to quickly drop off luggage. In other streets in the Old Town you can park 15 minutes for free (with the clock). The closest paid car park is in Uus street, close to the Rimi supermarket. More parking options you can check out on http://www.parkimine.ee

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Viru 5
10133 Tallinn
Estonia

+372 644 6050
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