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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  • Tower was Closed due to Wind

    I visited the church on a week day shortly after it first opened at 9 am. There were few other tourists. The interior is unique with the family wall hangings as discussed in other reviews. As St...

  • The relatively plain exterior gives little hint of what you will find inside.

    The Danes probably built a church on Toompea Hill in Tallinn after their conquest of 1219. The current Lutheran Cathedral of Saint Mary the Virgin in Tallinn has its origins from 1240, though the...

  • Nice view

    The entrance is free with Tallinn card. Tha church is located on the top of the hill. Iside you can find some wooden arms of coat and other relics but the best thing here is the tower and view from...


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