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Address: Turu plats, Rakvere 44308, Estonia
Phone Number:
+372 324 2734

If you’re tired from exploring the museums and traipsing up and down...

If you’re tired from exploring the museums and traipsing up and down Vallimägi hill, the best place to take the weight off your feet is Rakvere’s central square, which was constructed in 2004. Kids will have fun running around on the bumps and other features and riding the toy animals. The contemporary bus pavilion, the yellow domes in the square and the fountain create a modern and interesting atmosphere.Did you know…?*The central square in Rakvere has been home to a sculpture dedicated to honorary citizen Arvo Pärt entitled 'Young man on bicycle listening to music' since 11 September 2010

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Ordinary christmas tree

Every year is a different christmas tree.This year was the second time I visited. Amazing! I really had a great time!

Reviewed 28 December 2016
Liina T
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

Every year is a different christmas tree.This year was the second time I visited. Amazing! I really had a great time!

Thank Liina T
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This city one the most greatest and gorgeous places I have ever visited in Estonia. Simply I fell in love with Rakvere and I guess that I was the first Azerbaijani who visited this small city 💕👌

Thank Rufat D
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Reviewed 30 April 2016

A great place to stop off at, if you're heading from or to Tallinn. Friendly Locals, good modern art exhibits and most of all a reliable bus station

Thank Allonius
Tallinn, Estonia
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Reviewed 9 December 2015

If you visit the area, go have a small walk in the Central Square. There is a good pub-restauraunt (Berliini Trahter) nearby, a small soviet style shopping mall, unique modern art etc. There are many restaurants and cafes in the area and it's a nice mixture of really old, soviet and modern surroundings.

Thank ElerinU
Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

This is very friendly place, looks modern and happy. Yellow caps nearby looks like form the old tales from childhood. Be careful when you jump on this name, It is not too high, big enough to rip my pants :)

Thank Papudrakus
Canberra, Australia
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 5 September 2015

I really dislike the cobbled surface of this square and resent it replacing something much more authentically Estonian, a market place which operated into the early 21st century. I find the cobbles difficult to walk on and can imagine many kids falling over with skinned knees. There's an interesting water feature with sprays. The statue of composer Arvo Pärt, who... More 

Thank 2600Ann
Amherst, New York
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Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Visually interesting yellow done lights, pretty at dusk, when its lit up. Kids had fun, roaming around each area was different. Not a long stop at all, but then go visit the bakery!

Thank tmshortt
Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Rakvere is a rather small town with 15,000 people. It's calm and kind of slow-paced and that's what this square represents pretty well. Just the right place where to stroll towards one of the comfortable benches, put your legs up and read a book while watching the time go by. And you'll see that in this town, it really does... More 

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Nova Gorica, Slovenia
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Reviewed 4 April 2014 via mobile

Ofcourse, it's just a modern city square but it looks very nice to walk around and maybe meet a local if you come at the right time. It's a nice place to take a rest too if you have to (the benches even have leg rests for this purpose).

Thank Matevž Š
Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 18 December 2012

This is a nice place to have a sit and watch the daily life of this little town. As there's not much happening here, it's also an opportunity to enjoy the tranquility. The square offers nice modern monuments as well, and without them, I would have rated this as average rather than very good. There are interesting places to go... More 

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