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Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

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Address: Lossi plats 10, Tallinn 10130, Estonia
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81830
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This onion-domed, Russian Orthodox Church was built in 1900 and named after...

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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Beautiful Orthodox church

Beautiful both exterior and interior. I was there at the Easter Day and a religious ceremony was going on but it still allows tourists to go in. It's easy to reach there via the... read more

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful both exterior and interior. I was there at the Easter Day and a religious ceremony was going on but it still allows tourists to go in. It's easy to reach there via the Freedom Square and the Mayor's Stairs.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is one of the must sees of Tallin. After a tiring day we climbed up the slope to this cathedral and were disappointed to find it closed. But we enjoyed the facade which has strong Russian characteristics.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great for a photo and also inside is amazing. I wasn't aware that my hat needed to be taken off so a polite man informed me to do so. This was a sunday morning so church was in session.

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Ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a beautiful russian Orthodox church​. Beautiful at the outsit as well as at the inside. No seats in it as with other ortodox churches but with beautiful icons

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely to view externally but also worth a look inside as well. Right next to the parliament building and with a really good organ - seem to be regular events her but not one the day I visited. Staff were quiet and didn't question you. Beggars outside - the only ones I saw actually

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Darmstadt, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral is beautiful - inside and outside and definitely worth a visit, irrespective of your religious belief. The architecture is just amazing - what a lucky strike that this church has not been destroyed as originally planned....go there!

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Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this cathedral on Easter Sunday. Popped in for a look-see. There was a congregation on so we didn't go into the main cathedral and stayed for a few mins to hear the singing. Fantastic interiors.

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San Pedro, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't go inside, but the outside is truly beautiful. Close to everything, you will probably just stumble upon it instead of having to go find it.

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Lidingo, Sweden
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a must-see in Tallinn, interestingly located just across the street from the parliament. Just a church, but an admittedly pretty one.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful cathedral, inside and outside. It's a Russian church with an amazing interior. You can buy candles inside and lit them for good health or any other reasons.

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