Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

The large and richly decorated Russian Orthodox church, designed in a mixed historicist style, was completed on Toompea Hill in 1900, when Estonia was part of the Czarist Empire.
The well-maintained cathedral is one of the most monumental examples of Orthodox sacral architecture in Tallinn. Tallinn’s most powerful ensemble of church bells is located in the church towers. It comprises 11 bells, including Tallinn’s largest bell, which weighs 15 tonnes. Carillons by the entire ensemble can be heard before services. The interior, which is decorated with mosaics and icons, is worth a visit.

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  • rebazagroup rebazagroup
    Great taste of the Soviet Culture

    The architecture is stunning. Very spacious and full of history. Perfect weather always helps and the surrounding areas take you back in time. Will definitely go back.

  • Milpitas_traveller Milpitas_traveller
    Nice Russian Orthodox church

    The church is in the upper part of Old Town, across from the Parliament Building. Lots of great architectural features, artifcacts. Main drawback is that you can NOT take pictures insides, even...

  • vibran vibran
    Very beautiful cathedral

    Visited this cathedral yesterday afternoon and I must say that it was a beautiful experience. At first sight from the outside it looks amazing, going inside the atmosphere is very special with...

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