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This round, low cannon tower served many purposes in the past such as a storehouse, barracks and prison; today, it houses the Maritime Museum that chronicles the history of the shipping and fishing industry in Estonia.
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Fat Margaret is a round 16th century Canon Tower housing the Estonian Maritime Museum. The museum is currently closed and not due to reopen until late 2019. Fat Margaret’s walls are amazingly thick. This can be gauged from the openings in the exterior walls. Worth...More
This was our first sight of the Old Town as we walked from the ship .
Very impressive entry, made one think ah this place is going to be very good and the Old Town sure was .
This was the main seaward gate of...More
We stopped for a quick photo visit while walking back to our ship at the cruise ship docks - this is on the way. The tower is part of the old city walls and is quite photogenic. It is worth a quick stop.
Amazing the defensive efforts that went into building these towers. Do notice the incredibly thick walls. The town side of the nearby tower has a crucifix on the wall, and there are memorials to soldiers of different nationalities who came to the aid of Estonia...More