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Tartu St Peter’s Church of the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church

Narva mnt 104, Tartu 50303, Estonia
+372 733 3261
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Beautiful church in walking distance of city center

This church is surrounded by trees (conifers and leaved trees) on top of a small hill. It is... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2016
vivian L
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Southern Finland, Finland
A beautiful place for an organ concert!

Go around Tartu and you'll find this beautiful building where we can witness the depurated style of... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2015
Lenia G
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Algarve, Portugal
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A grand and stylish pseudo-gothic brick church (architects Viktor Johann Gottlieb Schroter, Georg Hellat) greets you right next to the site of the first general song festival of Estonia. In the church, you can admire Johann Koler's altar painting 'Inviting Christ' (1897) and enjoy concerts in the hall that has room for up to 3000 people.Interesting facts:- WG Eisenschmidt, one of the first Estonian pastors, was the first pastor of the congregation and he served them for 53 years;- St Peter’s Church has a 19th century organ with 22 registers.
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9 Jul 2016
“Beautiful church in walking distance of city center”
28 Sep 2015
“A beautiful place for an organ concert!”
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Narva mnt 104, Tartu 50303, Estonia
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

This church is surrounded by trees (conifers and leaved trees) on top of a small hill. It is luminous and it has beautiful carvings on the lofts (balconies). It is a grand and stylish pseudo-gothic brick church (architects Viktor Johann Gottlieb Schröter, Georg Hellat). In...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Go around Tartu and you'll find this beautiful building where we can witness the depurated style of an Evangelical Lutheran church. Notice the details on engraved stones

Thank Lenia G
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Reviewed 4 July 2015

Between 2013 and 2014, the copper sheaths of the spires was replaced (courtesy of a wealthy member of the congregation's legacy). For a brief few months until the copper tarnished, St Peter's roof blazed in the sunlight.

Thank Derettens
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