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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  • So Quietly Beautiful - Must See

    From the exterior, you'd not expect too much (although it is not ugly, by any means), but enter into St. Mary's and you find yourself in one of the most beautiful, quietly dignified, churches you'll...

  • Cathedral

    A historical place, one of those which define the city's magic. Tombs of several really famous persons from Tallinn and you can go to top of the tower to see the best view of the entire old town

  • A must see in Tallinn

    If you only visit one church in Tallinn, you should make this one your choice. The exterior is plain but beautiful, but the interior is just mind blowing, full of incredible monuments, stunning pews...


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