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Tallinn St. Mary's Cathedral (Dome Church) and bell tower

In Tallinn St. Mary's Cathedral (first mentioned in 1233), you find gravestones from the 13th-18th centuries and coat of arms epitaphs dating from the 17th-20th centuries.

The most famous people to be buried in the church include Swedish military officer Pontus De la Gardie; his wife, Swedish King Johann III's daughter Sophia Gyllenhelm; Admiral Samuel Greigh; and Admiral Adam Johan von Krusenstern – the first man to lead a Russian round-the-world voyage.

In addition to enjoying the beautiful interior of the church, visitors can climb its 69-metre Baroque bell tower and admire an excellent view of the city.
A donation should be made for a visit to the church; for visiting the bell tower, a ticket should be purchased .

In Tallinn St. Mary's Cathedral (first mentioned in 1233), you find gravestones from the 13th-18th centuries and coat of arms epitaphs dating from the 17th-20th centuries.

The most famous people to be buried in the church in

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  • Nice church...

    I'm not really a church person, but this is a good one. Nice bits and bobs to look at, if I'd known you could climb the tower, I would have. The heating was on, result on a very cold December...

  • Oldest Tallin's Church

    The Dome Church is on the Toompea hill, few hundred meters after the Russian Orthodox Nevsky Cathedral. It's the oldest church in Tallin, since it's built on the wooden foundations of a 12cent Danish...

  • One of the Old Town Churches

    Really nice church inside (entrance 3 euro),if you like to see the view from the tower 5 euro. The main things are the tens of coat of arms.


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