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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  • View from the church tower is amazing

    View from the church tower is amazing, It did cost 5 euros. Climb to up is not easiest but it is worth it. Good place for photographs or selfies for your travel story. Entrance to the church is...

  • Climb the Tower

    Worth the visit; especially if you bought the Tallinn Card. The church is situated on the highest point in Tallinn and gives you the opportunity to climb its tower for a great view. A must see place...

  • Excellent coat of arms collection

    Located in the hill it’s quite a nice church on the inside mostly due to the extensive collection of coat of arms (biggest in Estonia). To enter you must pay 2 euros and 5 to go to the tower but you...


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