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St. John's Church

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Lovely church

This church has been refurbished since 2016,and it looks great from the outside,and from the... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
Derek W
Stansted, United Kingdom
Cool cocert place

Church has found its new start after mr. Jaeger has started to organise different music events. I... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2018
Uku S
Saaremaa, Estonia
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Jaani Street, Tartu 51007, Estonia
+372 744 2229
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

This church has been refurbished since 2016,and it looks great from the outside,and from the inside,it's lovely to take a photo of,and it's very quiet both inside and outside too. It has very small grounds around the church,and it has houses around it,in small streets/roads...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

Church has found its new start after mr. Jaeger has started to organise different music events. I recommend!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

Recently renovated, 2005, this is a nice church. The main characteristic is the so called 1000 figurines inside the church

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

It is quite special - from the point of few of the history and architecture. It is well restored and I made some parallels with Luebeck, what I visited few days ago.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rexonaut
Reviewed 27 June 2018

An interesting, perhaps unique, example of Baltic Gothic church architecture, featuring dozens of pieces of terra cotta statuary in niches both inside and outside of the brick building. Church was badly damaged in WWII, so much of what we see today has been significantly restored....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LMOverby
Reviewed 1 November 2017

St. John or Janni church is fine example of Baltic brick gothic style from 14th century. Exterior is quite impresive and intersting but inside is very plan and simple without any decoration. Most famous feature is terracotta figures on outer walls and also some on...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

I like to see different churches, but there is no way that I would pay to get in. So I just walked around the building

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Old church (1200-1300). Free to enter. A euro to take photos. Interesting terra-cotta sculptures throughout. All brick structure which is just beautiful. You can see how the ground has settled as some walls are no longer straight.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 966stephanien
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This church is the oldest one in Tartu. Built in the 13th century from red bricks. Famous for its unique terracotta sculptures. Has been restored well after world war II and is still a actively serving curch

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Saint John's church is the main architectural monument in Tartu. Probably the most interesting medieval building in Baltic.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jaanus12
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