Spire of St. Paul’s Church in Tartu

St. Paul’s Church in Tartu, Estonia’s only Art Nouveau sanctuary, was completed in 1919. The spire is 102.9 metres high and the viewing platform is 87.02 metres above sea level. The viewing platform is approximately 30 metres from the ground. In the spire, you can see the two steel church bells.
The bells were cast in Bochum, Germany, in 1922, and were first rung in Tartu on Christmas Eve 1923. The glass domed bell tower can only be accessed from the stairs, and along the way, you can explore a small gallery on the history of the church.
The church has a columbarium, the largest organ in South Estonia, and a bookstore.

St. Paul’s Church in Tartu, Estonia’s only Art Nouveau sanctuary, was completed in 1919. The spire is 102.9 metres high and the viewing platform is 87.02 metres above sea level. The viewing platform is approximately 30 metres from the ground. In t

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  • Awesome Estonian church

    Impressive and special architecture. The interior is also awesome, with a beautiful organ and so much peace.

  • Church Service

    I went to church. My first time in an Estonian church for a service. Awesome inside, the beautiful church organ pipes, the altar, the dedication of the parishoners. I felt at home. I felt happy, and...

  • Outstanding example of the 20th century architecture

    St. Paul’s is a red-brick Art nouveau building. To anyone, who has been in Helsinki, first glimpse of St. Paul’s immediately brings reminiscence of Helsinki railway station. No wonder – both...


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