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Impressive church in the old town

This church looks amazing, big, massive old. Inside is not so official as I could imagine, but if... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2015
Papudrakus
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Warsaw, Poland
I saw this kind of church ornamentation for the first time in my life

Very unexpected decoration, a lot of details and pleasing totality. Partly wooden ceilings, vaults... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2015
vivian L
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Southern Finland, Finland
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

This church looks amazing, big, massive old. Inside is not so official as I could imagine, but if you have a chance step there and see. At least photos from outside will be a good remember from Tartu.

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Reviewed 18 July 2015

Very unexpected decoration, a lot of details and pleasing totality. Partly wooden ceilings, vaults partly brickwork, no glass mosaic windows, just plain window glass. A small souvenir shop in the church porch, selling i.a. angel-themed decorative objects. I participated in a guided walking tour but...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2015

Quite a lot is the original 14th Century church. Climbed the tower, skinny people only need apply, provided reasonable views only of the city due mainly to location. Coolest thing was the medieval terracotta sculptures.

Thank Estaban57
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

A relatively well kept red brick Gothic Lutheran church, located just a little further from the university and around 10 minutes from the city hall, it's very easy to locate.

Thank Jacqueline C
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Not so posh as most churches you might visit this church is still really beautiful. Stop for a minute and enjoy a little meditation with the light shining in and church bells ringing.

1  Thank Lita B
Reviewed 2 July 2014

After the ornate churches of Italy this church was a pleasing least decorated church I'd seen in a month. I loved the history, as other viewers have said, the niches with statues. We were lucky enough to the have the place to ourselves listening to...More

Thank toronto-beeb
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Another old and wonderful church. Take a note on the outside of the church, up at the walls and you will see the niches which should contain little statues. Marvel at the inside, it holds a massive history.

1  Thank Helen D
Reviewed 24 July 2013

It looks a normal red brick church, but the reason it is in the guide books is for all the little terra cotta heads. Most of them (at the outside of the church) have been replaced, and the old ones are now in the church.

Thank Belgy11
Reviewed 8 June 2013

It looks nice from outside, but inside it's very plain and simple, nothing impressive. It's located a few blocks away from the old city plaza, but I wouldn't go out of my way to visit it.

Thank f64CM
Reviewed 1 September 2012

it looks quite nice from outside, but inside it's very plain. tried to understand why it's in tourist guides, but didn't get it. view from the tower is really nice though.

Thank Fenyo
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