Church of Saint Nicholas in Tallinn

Vene tänav 24, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn

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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.

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Open all year round

Monday–friday: 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 08:00 - 19:00
Sunday 07:30 - 15:00

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jbg74

jbg74

Unexpectedly Awesome

I went in here because it was raining and am very glad I did. The Dymphna alter piece exhibit was very interesting. You need to get the audio guide to follow along with each section of the alter...

PBTravelstheWorld

PBTravelstheWorld

Dance of Death painting makes this a world class museum!!!!!

Petite museum that shows medieval art. The large "Dance of Death" painting along the back wall is the best of it's kind in the world and is beautifully presented. It is a reminder that we are all...

JouniE10

JouniE10

Compact museum with some very interesting objects

Niguliste Church is not one of the art museums where you need hours or even days. But this quite compact museum has an exhibition with some of the most beautiful works of medieval art in all Europe...

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