Tallinn - Post Report Question and Answers

Would someone with physical disabilities have difficulties living in this city?

Yes. Definitely in the winter when they don’t actually clear the sidewalks and just get it down to a flat sheet of mixed ice and snow and the old town which is all cobblestone. - Sep 2023

Maybe, as many building date from Soviet times and don't have an elevator. - Jun 2017

The city is not very accessible, but it gets better every day. Every new building is made to EU standards. It's much better than it was years ago. - Jan 2013

There are some pretty uneven roads, but some public transport has wheelchair access. Smaller restaurants and stores are not accessible. - Oct 2012

A lot of difficulty. Ramps are few and far between, as are handicap-equippedrestrooms. - Oct 2012

They might get their wheelchair stuck in a pot hole or in cobblestones in Old Town. I don't think the embassy has complied with wheelchair accessibility, now that I think about it... - Sep 2010

Even the "bicycle paths" have curbs, so some difficulty. - Aug 2009

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