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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  • Nice view of the city

    A beautiful simple Lutheran Church, which is the oldest church in Tallinn and the only building in Toompea which survived a 17th-century fire. We went at 3.30pm on a Sunday and it was very quiet. The...

  • Nice Church with lots of Estonian history

    There are heaps of family memorials within the church which are interesting to look at. I loved the wooden benches. Go up the tower for a couple of euro more, great view.

  • the oldest crown jewel on top the hill

    experience our long history with well-restored shields and coats-of-arms, tombs and other relicts from the past. Solemn mood and a quiet stroll inside the thick walls will take you back in history


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