"Great Coastal Gate and Fat Margaret" Fat Margaret Tower - Paks Margareeta - Great Coastal Gate Tip by Inguuna
Fat Margaret Tower - Paks Margareeta - Great Coastal Gate, Tallinn: 16 reviews and 42 photos
Fat Margaret was built as a cannon tower to protect city from enemies coming from the sea side. It was built on the 16th century, when the gate which was included in the city wall, was renovated. The tower where the gunpowder was stored and also it was used as a prison is 25 meters wide in the diameter and also has more than one hundren loopholes. Nowadays it houses Maritime museum where one can see different things from sea life, ship models and maps. From the top of tower you can catch good view to the city and sea.
Address: Pikk 70
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