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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  • Beautiful art & nice medieval architecture

    The small Church of the Holy Spirit, that is located in the old town district of Tallinn, Estonia has a simple but really beautiful medieval architecture and according Wikipedia started to be built...

  • Delightful centuries old church

    With its bright white facade and atmosphere of many centuries it is a wonderful holy place to visit. The stepwise gable leading to the lovely hexagonal tower is marvellous. Interior wise is redolent...

  • elegant building

    didnt have time to go inside but the building is stunning and en route to the square so you will see it as you pass a wonderful clock and elegant structure


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