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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 2 days ago

The Orthodox cathedral situated opposite to the parliament building is a typical orthodox church stinking of incense and was built in the 19th cent.

Thank rodneycs
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The cathedral is a very striking structure appearing to be in lovely condition inside and out. A small blob of scaffolding was disappointing but evidence of how they look after this place. Disappointing they do not allow photos inside.

Thank John B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Was quite a climb but totally worth it. Strongly reminded me of Russia. Great work of architecture. Plus great view from up there.

Thank Vampire333
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have walked into this odd looking/Russian style cathedral and there were lots of wooden shields on the wall.

Thank Cary L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is the best example of architecture in Tallinn. Cathedral is very beautiful inside and everything is painted. There aren’t lot of people there and that’s very good.

Thank KarlPikner
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely old cathedral, inside and out. Very much like St Cyrils in Red Square, Moscow - but no golden domes.

Thank David M
Reviewed 5 days ago

You cannot take photos, good on a wet day, for a wander and look around and for some peace and quiet from the old town.

Thank Travelling_LindaG
Reviewed 6 days ago

Built in a style called "Russian Revival" and finished in about 1900, it was deemed a symbol of Russian oppression and the people wanted to tear it down. It floundered in neglect until 1991 when it was carefully restored to its past glory. It's a...More

1  Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Russian Orthodox church, built in the traditional classical Russian style, is worth a visit for the fact that it stands out architecturally among the other buildings of Tallinn. It sits atop a small hill, and the walk up to it is very pretty. There's...More

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The European churches are very beautiful but this Eastern Orthodox church as with most in Russia looks like a cupcake in contrast to the architecturally stunning buildings of Tallin.

Thank princessdeirdre
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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.