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Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik

Puehavaimu 2, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
+372 644 1487
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Dating from the fourteenth century, this beautiful church boasts a splendid interior with a suspended pulpit, carved wooden pews and altar and the not-to-be-missed, azure-faced wall clock (circa 1684) on the outer wall.
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  • Average11%
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Puehavaimu 2, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
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+372 644 1487
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This bright white Church of the Holy Spirit is located in the very centre of Old Town of Tallinn, near to Raekoja Plats and Pikk street. Just making the often promenades, here in the area and around the The Town Hall Square, we were attracted...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't think it is really possible to describe exactly how a place speaks to you. It is a very personal experience that one feels. I felt immediately at peace entering this church, very calm. Of course, the church itself is lovely and many others...More

Thank MsSommelier
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the modest entrance fee. The Church of Holy Spirit is from 14th-century and preserved its original form. The gothic vaulted ceilings, wooden pews and some of oldest stained glass in Estonia, create an enclosed, comforting and atmospheric place of worship. It is possible to...More

Thank Natasha M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So quiet and beautiful place. A whole Bible painted in wooden stalls. Do not overlooked an old tower bell, displayed there, which has melted and was destroyed during the great fire several years ago.

Thank KG-2016-05
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This old church is just amazing in so many ways. The wooden interior, the stained glass, the atmosphere, everything inside sets it apart from other churches in the city.

Thank GlobetA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An old church near the town square, it has many old pews and art pieces that are genuinely old and original. Has a real feel about it. And the clock is great.

Thank Film G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Gothic style Lutheran church w/ tower was built around 1300 and is located in the lower part of the Old Town in Tallinn. The plain white washed exterior facade has a stepped gable, a unique finely carved clock by Baroque sculptor Christian Ackermann (1690's)...More

Thank T-Bird1974
Reviewed 17 August 2017

modest and a contrast to most of the churches in terms of scale. The astronomical clock is particularly impressive

Thank 490theos
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The church charges a small fee to enter but it is worth visiting to see the stained glass windows and walk up the spiral staircases into the gallery.

Thank mjnaylor8
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I found this church to be very interesting, mostly because of the clock located on the side facing the square. I also liked the little alley leading from it to the Town hall square. Across it is the guild which is a nice building as...More

Thank nemanja1205
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