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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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Great design inside and out

Pop in for a look at the interior, even if you have no interest in religion its very ornate. Often services going on and Russian Orthodox is significantly different to others you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Pop in for a look at the interior, even if you have no interest in religion its very ornate. Often services going on and Russian Orthodox is significantly different to others you may have seen.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a very beautiful church. Definitely worth the visit. It is next door to the parliament building at the top of the hill.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From the town center, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is a short walk. Entering in, this church is a beautiful reminder of the high church of the Orthodox. Though the Russians are only about 25% of the population this Cathedral proudly gives witness to the Russian Estonians.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit as even if you are not religious you will still enjoy and marvel at the stunning decor in this place. Around the building also are great little shops and cafes so I suggest you walk around and really absorb the sites.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was worth going to in the middle of a snowstorm. its a nice and calm place and full of treasures. its well kept up and the service was sung live ahead of us, in a slightly separated area, as not to disturb the faithful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Classic Russian church - built opposite the Parliament to show the Estonians who is in charge! Free entry - not as decorated inside as some I have seen, but impressive nevertheless.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This amazing church is like one of the Russian church you see in Ukraine or Russia. It is attractive and charming.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great architecture - every time I visit it there are renovations going on. Appears that donations are flowing in well. My tour guide explained that it was built in front of the Estonian parliament house to show the historic might of the Russian imperialism.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a beautiful temples which is worth to take the time to recite it's beauty but as well to be with essential of Faith and tradition. When visiting, please respect show some respect for locals whom come to pray, as many tourist forget that this is a temple It is forbidden to take photos inside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only walked past this beautiful building. Looks really nice by night. We took quite a long walk to get there (outside the walls). But we made some nice photos here and proceeded our way back to the center.

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