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Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Lossi plats 10, Tallinn 10130, Estonia
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This onion-domed, Russian Orthodox Church was built in 1900 and named after the Russian hero who defeated the Teutonic Knights in the thirteenth century.
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Lossi plats 10, Tallinn 10130, Estonia
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited during Sunday service and were impressed by its beauty; viewing such and old building whilst it is so obviously still in use gave a feeling of continuity through the ages.

Thank pixiehood
Reviewed 3 days ago

This wonderful Unesco World Heritage site is definitely worthy of more than a few minutes of a tourists time. The location is perfect, set upon a hill top in the old town or Toompea. A beacon for worshipers and local landmark. The exterior roof line...More

Thank Mellie2013
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Built to accommodate the large Russian population of Estonia, it has found a resurgence since the fall of communism. It is undergoing renovation but a little at a time.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I wish I had an opportunity to come inside this beautiful church. It looks stunning from the outside

Thank domisrim
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The exterior of the church is beautiful though parts of it is covered by scaffolding. It has it's own uniqueness and is worth a visit. The area is pretty and refreshing to take a walk around.

Thank Mydear976
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must see! Simply beautiful inside and out. There is also a gift shop within the church that has very unique trinkets, books and hand made items for sale.

Thank Claire K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well-maintained and still controversial after standing there for more than 100 years. A little taste of Russia in Tallinn.

1  Thank Nordick12
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good place to visit. Would not call it stunning. Compared to many other European cathedrals it is average when it comes to the interior. The external view is actually more attractive.

1  Thank Varadarajan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had not been in a Russian Orthodox Church. I learned what an Iconostasis was and saw one. It is a decorative wall that separates the Altar or Nave from the sanctuary. The Gilt and the Icons were just beautiful. If you are nearby it...More

1  Thank gourmand47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, this is a must to see in the Upper Town of Tallinn. Beautiful and expensive decorations, full of tourists.

1  Thank KG-2016-05
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13 April 2017|
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Response from Yrjana | Reviewed this property |
Absolutelly! Wear comfortable shoes :) Enjoy
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25 February 2017|
Response from Ronald D | Reviewed this property |
Hello, It was not open during the weekdays when we first went but on returning on the Sunday it was open in all of its glory. Do enjoy.