Raatitorni (The Council Tower) is the only remaining part of the medieval Vyborg city walls. After the wall was demolished it functioned as a bell tower of near church. The tower was damaged in Winter War, but restored later.



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A127, Vyborg, Russia
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Founded: 1470s
Category: Castles and fortifications in Russia


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Александр Дубровский (5 months ago)
It is impossible to describe your impressions, in the city founded in the 13th century. It's like running into the Hermitage once and writing your opinion. This is history, it is necessary to prepare for this meeting.
Марина (10 months ago)
The tower is nice, but the entrance is only from Thursday to Sunday. ? In the summer, seven days a week. Hire students for practice.
Oleg Naumov (12 months ago)
City Council Tower, XV century. Originally it was built as one of nine defensive towers but this one was the only gate house. During the Las decade of XVI century other gates were orginazed and passage of this towere was bricked up. Tower received its name from the simple fact that it was supervised by the city council. Vyborg, ??Russian Federation ??. May 2, 2021.
Eduard Kirsanov (3 years ago)
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