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Address: Lai 50, Tallinn 10133, Estonia
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+372 641 2241
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Originally built in 1250 and considered the tallest building in Europe...

Originally built in 1250 and considered the tallest building in Europe during the Middle Ages, this city landmark is now used by both Baptist and Methodist congregations.

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You have to walk up a narrow spiral staircase (like very many of these old church towers)... and mind the people coming in the opposite direction you need to squeeze past each... read more

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

You have to walk up a narrow spiral staircase (like very many of these old church towers)... and mind the people coming in the opposite direction you need to squeeze past each other :-) But at the top is a view of Tallinn that is hard to beat. If you are afraid of heights or enclosed spaces this may not... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you manage to climb all those stairs to the top, you are awarded with a great view over the town and the wider area around Tallinn. Believed to be once the tallest building in (at least) Europe it gives you a sense of what great accomplishment this must have been in the 12th century. The uneven stairs make the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are walking from the ferry terminal to old town - it would be efficient to plan to stop here on your way, because this church is right on your way into old town. It's 3 euros to go up to the top of the tower. Yes, it is a grueling 200+ spiraling staircase to the top. I've climbed... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

for many centuries the tallest building in Europe the old times Shard(London) has a majestic touch and helps you to enjoy the view from the top on sunny summer days. one of the best examples of gothic and visible from every direction, kindly greeting the traveller home

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing 360 view of Tallinn once you get to the top. The steps aren't terribly difficult but I wouldn't suggest it for someone who has stability issues or cannot walk long distances (there isn't many resting places on the way up). Definitely worth the 3€

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The climb up the church tower is well worth the time and energy. The steps are relatively uniform and there is space to pass people who are going the opposite direction. There is a nice stopping point about half way up to rest. Once at the top, the views of the old city are very impressive. You can see various... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Great views of the old city of Tallinn! Wonderful opportunity for taking photos! But remember it is a long way up the spiral staircase to the top!

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Poole, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A simple church interior (free entry) with a fabulous tower. A small entry fee to climb it. You need to be fit to get to the top as it is further than it looks from the ground and there is only one place to rest very near the top. Thankfully they have fold down seats for oldies like me! At... More 

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Sarpsborg, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Of you can climb the steap stone stairs up to the top of the tower you should absolutely do it! You'll be elevated 60 meters above the ground and have a perfect view of most of the city. But be aware, it is high up and the pathway around the tower is narrow. The mediaeval church is a wonderful example... More 

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Kelsall Hill, null, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The long climb up to the top of this church tower is worth every step. It's not an easy climb, but the panoramic views that await when you get to the narrow platform at the top of the tower are truly magnificent. Entry was three euros in April 2017, a bargain compared to some museums and sights in the city,... More 

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