St. Nicholas' Orthodox Church

The beautiful Classicist building was designed by St. Petersburg architect Luigi Rusca and was constructed in 1820–1827. The church has valuable iconostas, which can compete with the famous Zarudnõi iconostas in the Church of the Transfiguration of Our Lord. The church is administered by an orthodox congregation that belongs to the Moscow Patriarchate. Services are held on Fridays at 5:30 pm, on Saturdays at 9:30 am and 5:30 pm, and on Sundays at 9 am.

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  • Mazmannan Mazmannan
    Estonian history

    The Niguliste Museum is within St Nicholas Church. It is situated at the top of Toompea Hill and a short walk from Freedom Square beyond the Victory Column. The museum has art works going back to...

  • Semionok Semionok
    Tallinn visit

    During our walking in Tallinn’s Old Town we've visited Niguliste Museum in St. Nicholas' Church, were exposed picture “Dance of Death” (or “Danse Macabre”) created by Lubeck master Bernt Notke. The...

  • genibre69 genibre69
    Simple interior but some nice objects inside

    Got in here free with Tallinn Card. Not sure if worth the 5 euros alone but the relatively sparse interior has some lovely art. The Dance of Death is impressive but the glass protecting it makes the...


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