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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 6 days ago via mobile

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.

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really beautiful structure. It gives you Russian feel from outside. On the inside, it is magnificent. This is the most beautiful building in Tallinn.

Thank prashantwaghamode
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank NorfolkFox
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank candybubbles
Reviewed 1 week ago

An iconic part of the Tallinn skyline and probably best enjoyed from outside. The obligatory begging woman on the steps is a pain.

Thank AttitudeAdjuster
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and stunning from different angle. You would pass this Cathedral on your way to Toompea Hill.

Thank ZhaoXiuMei
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A symbol of Russian power in Estland. Impressive, but not very interesting as the object of art and architecture.

Thank Zeituni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Roamingjay_Snowy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

... 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

Thank cpw1952
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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.