Narva Alexander’s Cathedral

The cathedral was built in 1881–1884 for the Lutheran workers of Krenholm Manufacturing Company, and it was designed by architect Otto Pius von Hippius from St. Petersburg.
In 1944, the bell tower along with a Walcker organ that was located there was destroyed. Today, the cathedral’s bell tower has been restored.
The installation Heaven above Narva is exhibited in the church hall. Images are displayed on the church vaults and guests can watch the colourful history of Narva come alive from special chairs. The light installation in the church is the largest permanent projection area in the whole of Eastern Europe, 520 min total.

The cathedral was built in 1881–1884 for the Lutheran workers of Krenholm Manufacturing Company, and it was designed by architect Otto Pius von Hippius from St. Petersburg.
In 1944, the bell tower along with a Walcker organ that was located t

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  • At the moment under renovation - but splendid view to Narva, accessible with elevator

    This church is well worth visiting even being at the moment under renovation work. For entrance fee 3 EUR you access the viewing point at 6th floor with an elevator and the museum floors 3, 4 and 5...

  • Very prominent and typical Lutheran architecture.

    The Alexander Cathedral stands out as the main building in central Narva. Built in honour of Alexander II, a Russian Emperor. A typical Lutheran cathedral. Its bell tower looks modern because it...

  • Worth seeing

    Make sure you ask reception to show you their unique video installation and after that definitely go straight to the top of the bell tower for some magnificent views of Narva.


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