Tallinn St. Mary's Cathedral (Dome Church) and bell tower

In Tallinn St. Mary's Cathedral (first mentioned in 1233), you find gravestones from the 13th-18th centuries and coat of arms epitaphs dating from the 17th-20th centuries.

The most famous people to be buried in the church include Swedish military officer Pontus De la Gardie; his wife, Swedish King Johann III's daughter Sophia Gyllenhelm; Admiral Samuel Greigh; and Admiral Adam Johan von Krusenstern – the first man to lead a Russian round-the-world voyage.

In addition to enjoying the beautiful interior of the church, visitors can climb its 69-metre Baroque bell tower and admire an excellent view of the city.
A donation should be made for a visit to the church; for visiting the bell tower, a ticket should be purchased .

In Tallinn St. Mary's Cathedral (first mentioned in 1233), you find gravestones from the 13th-18th centuries and coat of arms epitaphs dating from the 17th-20th centuries.

The most famous people to be buried in the church in

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  • Average exterior

    This church is located close to the Russian Orthodox Cathedral in the Upper Town area. We were very interested in seeing the interior but when we opened the door the sign stated that tourists should...

  • Beautiful landmark

    This is a important landmark in Tallinn. While it is not a particularly ornate church it is still beautiful. The most impressive feature is the alter. It is an unusual work of art. Built with...

  • Quite average church, glad I saw, but not especially memorable

    I visited the Dome Church when visiting Tallinn as a tourist, because my guide book recommended it as a must-see. I thought it was fine, and I'm glad I visited it, but it was quite busy, and we were...


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