Church of the Holy Spirit in Tallinn

Built in the 14th century with timber interior and a hexagonal tower, the bright white Church of the Holy Spirit is one of the oldest and finest structures in Tallinn. Before entering the church, take a look at the façade with a clock that has been measuring time since the 17th century. The treasures inside include a unique altar created by Berndt Notke in the 15th century and the pulpit built in 1597.

In medieval times, it was the main sanctuary for commoners. After the Reformation, the first Estonian sermons instead of German ones were held here, and Johann Koell's Catechism, written by the pastor of the church and published in 1535, is considered the first book in Estonian.

Built in the 14th century with timber interior and a hexagonal tower, the bright white Church of the Holy Spirit is one of the oldest and finest structures in Tallinn. Before entering the church, take a look at the façade with a cloc

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  • Look at the clock

    Although i did not enter the church, the clock on the outside wall is well worth looking at. It is located opposite the Great Guild Hall and the church began construction in the 13th century...

  • Living history

    Another 14th century monument that needs to be appreciated. It has been well-maintained and has to be seen if you get a chance.

  • Stepping back in time

    The history of this church is astounding, dating back to the 13th century. You smell the wood when you step in. I had the opportunity to perform a organ/piano concert there on May 13. It was...


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