Church of Saint Nicholas in Tallinn

The first Classicist church building with twin towers in Tallinn was designed by Luigi Rusca, an architect from St. Petersburg, and constructed in the period of 1820–1827.

The church's valuable iconostas is almost as famous as the Zarudnev iconostas in the Church of the Transfiguration of Our Lord. The remains of Arseny, a metropolitan of Rostov and Yaroslavl, who died as a prisoner in Tallinn in 1772 and who was declared a saint in the year 2000, are located in the church.
The church is administered by an orthodox congregation that belongs to the Moscow Patriarchate.

The first Classicist church building with twin towers in Tallinn was designed by Luigi Rusca, an architect from St. Petersburg, and constructed in the period of 1820–1827.

The church's valuable iconostas is almost as famous as the Zarudnev

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  • See The Danse Macabre

    Nice old church with a courtyard and a nice gift shop! Not much interesting stuff to see to be honest but the Danse Macabre is really rather special and well worth seeing (even worth the 7 Euro...

  • Nice surroundings

    Very beautiful church, such a peaceful yard to walk around a little, and great street behind it with beautiful houses. Interior not very interesting to me though.

  • Medieval Art and History

    Unlike the other churches we came across in Tallinn and Helsinki, this church is no longer used for religious services. It's now employed as a museum and venue for hire. The building itself has a...


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