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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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This was the start of our walking tour through Old Town. Outside the building is stunning and I got some excellent photos. Inside it is smaller than I expected, no pews as they all stand. NO photography is permitted inside, but sadly many of the...More

Thank Gla_Rangers
Reviewed 2 days ago

This church is spectacular, and extremely interesting. As the first time I have visited a Russian Orthodox church, I was extremely impressed and would definitely recommend people to visit here whilst in Tallinn

Thank edcookstour
Reviewed 4 days ago

This church dates from the 1820's. Chimes from bell towers are beautiful. We found this church, and area quite crowded with patrons, and tourists, but worth the wait.

Thank whack4
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

From the moment I saw a photo of Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in a travel book, it became a "must" on our tour of Estonia. To my knowledge, no onion-domed Russian Orthodox churches of this magnitude exist in the United States; and having performed Prokofiev's choral...More

Thank cadenzas
Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited in morning and this does not have any entry fee . Some restoration work was going on outside but inside no problem.

Thank ankushsunkale
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited during Sunday service and were impressed by its beauty; viewing such and old building whilst it is so obviously still in use gave a feeling of continuity through the ages.

Thank pixiehood
Reviewed 1 week ago

This wonderful Unesco World Heritage site is definitely worthy of more than a few minutes of a tourists time. The location is perfect, set upon a hill top in the old town or Toompea. A beacon for worshipers and local landmark. The exterior roof line...More

Thank Mellie2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Built to accommodate the large Russian population of Estonia, it has found a resurgence since the fall of communism. It is undergoing renovation but a little at a time.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wish I had an opportunity to come inside this beautiful church. It looks stunning from the outside

Thank domisrim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The exterior of the church is beautiful though parts of it is covered by scaffolding. It has it's own uniqueness and is worth a visit. The area is pretty and refreshing to take a walk around.

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20 September 2017|
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.