Came here as part of the "free tour" and came back later on to go inside. It was fantastic to hear about the history of the building and attempted attempts to dismantle it. Well worth a visit.
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Really beautiful structure. It gives you Russian feel from outside. On the inside, it is magnificent. This is the most beautiful building in Tallinn.
Tallinn is a fantastic capital city to walk on foot. One of the many churches worth a visit is the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral which is a striking building outside and interesting inside. We were lucky to witness a service during our visit.
We came across this on our walks and marveled at it from the outside. On the inside, it is even more grand. Words simply can't do justice. If you like churches, this is one not to miss. Please don't be the rude tourist with flash...More
An iconic part of the Tallinn skyline and probably best enjoyed from outside. The obligatory begging woman on the steps is a pain.
We recently spent a week touring 5 Nordic capital cities (Stockholm, Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga and Copenhagen). We trudged through endless churches and now, just a week later they are all starting to blur. But not the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Tallinn. With its distinct onion...More
A symbol of Russian power in Estland. Impressive, but not very interesting as the object of art and architecture.
As we were on a cruise our time in Tallinn was very limited, the bus (city sightseeing bus) dropped us off practically outside the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. A beautiful interior with an understated yet equally attractive exterior, shame that there was some renovation work going...More
... BUT it drives me insane that churches set themselves on pedestals and refuse to allow tourists to take photos of their interiors. This is one of those snooty churches that refuse to accept that tourists (even when they are not of that particular church's...More