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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

The Alexander Nevsky church is most probably the first thing you will notice, once you reach the city center. It is a really nice orthodox church and it would be great if you have a chance to enter inside.

Thank Vangelica S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely Russian orthodox cathedral,in a great position with lovely views. We were lucky enough to arrive during a service which was fascinating to experience. A must see.

Thank Gloriahove12
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful orthodox cathedral with a typical Russian revival architectural style. The cupola is worth a look!

Thank Hinexplorer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A beautiful cathedral set on top of the hill and most impressive both outside and inside. No fee to enter but feel free to make a donation or buy some candles to light at the various stunning shrines. Wonderful architecture

Thank hardwil
Reviewed 1 week ago

on top of a hill and worth the walk to the top, good views over the city outside the church pretty outside and inside is very beautiful there are lots of candles burning and you can light a candle.

Thank val v
Reviewed 1 week ago

The sight is nice and unique. Going inside is free and you can see its beauty inside. Take a "hop on hop off" bus in going to the cathedral or by walking in the old town you can see the passage way going up to...More

Thank apmendoza
Reviewed 1 week ago

It dominates the tallinn landscape, though there was work going on inside it was a magnificent building

Thank Angus E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This stunning orthodox church sitting atop the old city of Tallinn is a must see. Typical orthodox styling and interior, nevertheless still quite a sight. Photos are not permitted inside and a gold coin donation will help with ongoing restoration.

1  Thank Peter K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grand onion domes can be seen from afar and comprise a fine preface for the beauty on arrival on the hill. A beautiful richly featured facade is to be seen, all the more spectacularly gleaming against the clear blue sky. Inside is a marvellous...More

1  Thank permia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here by mistake and we're very quickly draged in to the church. A service was taking place . It was busy and there were loads of people around we think we were in the middle of a Russian funeral. Good holy place to...More

Thank Gerard m
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20 September 2017|
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Response from Mellie2013 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. No, there was no entrance fee. It is beautiful! We really enjoyed it. Please be aware that photos are prohibited.
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.