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St Mary's Cathedral

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Address: Toom-Kooli 6, Tallinn 10130, Estonia
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Located on top of Cathedral Hill, this historic church has served as a...

Located on top of Cathedral Hill, this historic church has served as a burial place for noble families since the 13th century.

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The church at the top of the hill. It's really beautiful. You need to pay 2 euro to enter. If you want to go up the tower you need to pay 5 euro.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Rzeszow, Poland
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Rzeszow, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The church at the top of the hill. It's really beautiful. You need to pay 2 euro to enter. If you want to go up the tower you need to pay 5 euro.

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Poznan, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tallin Cathedral of St.Mary is situated in Toompea-the High Town, not far from Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Church and Presidential Palace with its high Herman tower. It is a particularly pleasant medieval church with baroque 18th century spire. From the tower the view of the city is truly spectacular. You need to be fairly fit to climb up to the top.... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This huge Cathedral in the heart of the city is impressive both inside and outside. Inside are many coats of arms so lots of history. It is also good to go in here to relax and pray.

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Thank ScottishTemplar
Evanston, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Cathedral is located on the north part of Old city ( which is on the hill). Closed to other attractions of the city.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

I'm not really a church person, but this is a good one. Nice bits and bobs to look at, if I'd known you could climb the tower, I would have. The heating was on, result on a very cold December morning.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

The Dome Church is on the Toompea hill, few hundred meters after the Russian Orthodox Nevsky Cathedral. It's the oldest church in Tallin, since it's built on the wooden foundations of a 12cent Danish church, by 13 cent German nobility. The entrance is 3 Eur, but you can skip it, as the whole interior is visible from the ticket counter... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Really nice church inside (entrance 3 euro),if you like to see the view from the tower 5 euro. The main things are the tens of coat of arms.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Nice church and entrance with tower was €5, climb 139 steps for a great city and port views. Interior of church was amazing and beautifully kept. Worth a look if you like visiting old churches, has a lot to offer.

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Thank Dumpling73
Tallinn, Estonia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

The church was built at the beginning of 13th century. It is a main Lutheran church in Estonia. Just impressive inside and outside. Every Saturday at 12:00 there is organ recital. Donation required. Entrance to tower is available for fee.

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Thank Ulle L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

It is interesting to compare a church that working-class people would have worshipped at vs. churches that are much more opulent.

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