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Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Lossi plats 10, Tallinn 10130, Estonia
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This onion-domed, Russian Orthodox Church was built in 1900 and named after the Russian hero who defeated the Teutonic Knights in the thirteenth century.
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Lossi plats 10, Tallinn 10130, Estonia
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Reviewed yesterday

An orthodox cathedral in the Tallinn Old Town built between 1894 and 1900 during the period of late 19th century Russification and has beenso disliked by many Estonians as a symbol of oppression that the Estonian authorities scheduled the cathedral for demolition in 1924, but...More

Thank Raivo S
Reviewed yesterday

This seems to be the busiest place in Tallinn in the morning so if you are staying in town perhaps best visiting when the cruise ships have left. The church is very ornate and when we visited there was some form of ceremony going on...More

Thank mjnaylor8
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Get there early to avoid the tourists, it really is a beautiful church and worth a look when up on the hill. A service was on at the time i was there and was impressive to see everying singing and praying. Please show respect and...More

Thank My_chicken_and_I
Reviewed 2 days ago

I just loved this Cathedral. It was done in the Russian onion dome style and the views don't disappoint. We sat here for a little while and took in all the angles and the people walking by, overall a nice way to spend and hour...More

Thank Sally P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Rich in history , Stunning inside , Uneven walking so wear good shoes . Be prepared for rain . Beautiful opportunity for great pictures of the city . Clean and safe for the family . Must see when traveling in the area.

Thank MomSharon
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The church is in very good condition and in the typical orthodox style with onion roofs. It is located in Tallinn's upper part of the old town.

Thank NorbertW
Reviewed 3 days ago

The cathedral, built in the 1900 by order of the tsar Alexander III, (for tanks for escaping to a railway accident), is a Tallinn icon, visible from every part of the city, been on top of Toompea hill. Though with different architecture, far away from...More

Thank sayseb
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Unexpectedly great both inside and outside. Must visit if you are in Tallinn. Interior is unusually light and easy for orthodox churches.

Thank AlexanderRu
Reviewed 4 days ago

You need to get here early in the summer as the crowds of bus groups and people for cruise ships can really spoil your experience. It was a Sunday morning when I entered and there was a service going on. The large sign requested no...More

Thank djk19g
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very moving visit during morning service. Extraordinary situation and interiors, beautiful icons on display

Thank ChristineEnglish
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13 April 2017|
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Response from Yrjana | Reviewed this property |
Absolutelly! Wear comfortable shoes :) Enjoy
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24 February 2017|
Response from Ronald D | Reviewed this property |
Hello, It was not open during the weekdays when we first went but on returning on the Sunday it was open in all of its glory. Do enjoy.