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Church of St Olaf, originally dating to the 12th century, while the current building is from the 14th century. We entered it first and then climbed its tower for a small fee. From up there, we had another incredible view over the old town
The church, also called St. Olav's on the maps, is a big impressive looking church from the outside. It's free to go inside. Just make sure you take off your hat if it's winter time. If you don't, you'll get a stern warning from the...More
Oleviste church is a largely undiscovered pearl even among us Estonians. With a unique view of Tallinn unlike any other, and an incredibly reasonable ticket price, you'll surely love the moment you get on top of the church tower. Oh yeah, did I mention you'll...More
We went here whilst on a cruise. Really interesting church, lots of history, on a small hill. Lots of people come here so gets very busy, but worth a visit. Walked around the area steeped in history well worth a visit.
Originally the tallest building in the (known) world at the time, this church is full of history as you might expect. You can take in the Lutheran history but you can also climb to the top. Several hundred steps getting narrower and steeper. We did...More
As a local who's lived abroad and travelled extensively, this is the one place in Tallinn that I visit at least once a year. Having spent half of my life in Old Town, as that's where I used to go to school to and had...More
At the end of the street where our hotel was, we found St Olav's Church. We knew we could look around the church and for 3 Euros each, could climb the tower for spectacular views over the city. 250, I repeat 250 steps to climb....More
The 124-meters high gothic steeple of St. Olaf’s Church was completed in the early 16th century and made the church one of the tallest buildings in the world.
Throughout the church's history lightning has hit the spire repeatedly, completely burning down the structure three times....More