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"The well in the center of Old City" Cat Well Tip by Inguuna

Cat Well, Tallinn: 6 reviews and 8 photos

  Cat's well
by Inguuna

Once it was the main source where the water was taken, but till the mid of 19th century. There is a legend which is closely connected with well. The ancient inhabitants thought that here in the well lived evil spirit who could run the well dry if he hadn’t had some animal as donation. Firstly sheep were let down, but later cats who were lost. So the well got it’s name Cat well. And as for donations were always cats, the city never run out of water.

Address: Rataskaevu plats

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 2, 2007
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