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This cathedral sits in a very busy tourist spot in Tallinis where many tourists congregate to view and take photographs whilst waiting to enter. It is a lovely spot with views very the city, the adjacent city walls and the very ornate church itself. It...More
Alexander Nevsky cathedral is Very nice orthodox cathedral. Cathedral designed in 1894 and it was completed in 1900. according to legend,the cathedral was built on the grave of Estonian hero Kalev and has suffered structurally as a result
The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is a very photogenic Russian Orthodox Cathedral dating from 1900. The exterior with its onion domes is spectacular.
The Interior is smaller than expected, but with plenty of ornate gold decoration. For some reason photography is banned inside the building. Not...More
It sits high on a hill in Old Town. It is neither as large nor as old as many of the cathedrals in Europe. It is still undergoing renovations but has been beautifully restored inside and you can look straight up through the cupola. 15...More
I have seen some other Orthodox cathedrals in Estonia and Alexander Nevsky’s cathedral is the finest of them all. The church is at its best from the outside but has very nice atmosphere inside too. There is small shop inside the church where you can...More
A good opportunity to see a significant Orthodox cathedral without visiting Russia. One large space full of gloom and gold and, like the Catholics of the same era, spending money on the church rather than the poor.