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The beautiful Classicist building was designed by St. Petersburg architect Luigi Rusca and was constructed in 1820–1827. The church has valuable iconostas, which can compete with the famous Zarudnoi iconostas in the Church of the Transfiguration of...more
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Vene 24, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a magnificent building, however I was slightly disappointed with the interior, I was expecting it to be very grand and it wasn't. From the outside the building is spectacular.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LadyCrawford3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The architecture from the outside is amazing with its round towers and the inside is also quite beautiful with a lot of gold adorning different sections. This is not a spectacular church like some others in Europe but it is still quite nice and worth...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kgv2828
Reviewed 6 December 2018

This church costs €6 to enter. I went in to see a famous painting “a Danse Macabre by the Lübeck master Bernt Notke”, which was nice. The church itself is not large... interesting but not fantastic or unique. At 4pm, there was a pipe organ...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 December 2018

...so there is a 6 euro charge to enter what is now a museum. That said, well worth a visit and very nice to spend 40 minutes.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Architecturally stunning from the outside. Very beautiful old Orthodox Church. You can go inside and have a look but only in a small section. You can’t roam free. It’s very beautiful and you can buy a candle to light.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lisawlg
Reviewed 28 September 2018

This is one of the churches you come by while strolling around the streets of Old town. It has a copper dome and twin bell towers. There is no entry fee and photographs are not allowed.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gul C
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Once you visited Riga and visited the Russian Orthodox Church in the park, there is no comparison. See for yourself. Remarkably enough are the clerks in both churches very imporsonal as if smiling is a capital sin.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JPS M
Reviewed 19 September 2018

A beautiful orthodox church which is very nice to visit. Tallinn's old town are full of these churches and it takes time to go in and visit and see the beauty of these old beauties

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AChee74
Reviewed 9 September 2018

A very beautiful and well maintained Orthodox church. As with all Orthodox churches there is no entrance fee while there is a store where you can buy souvenirs.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank George A
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We were lucky enough to be able to observe services being conducted while visiting the beautiful church. The Church is easily one of the highlights of delightful Tallinin. Uncrowded but all worth 15-20 minutes. The icons and interior details are stunning.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank J H H
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