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Dome Church / St. Mary's Church

Toom-Kooli 6, Tallinn 10130, Estonia
+372 644 4140
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Located on top of Cathedral Hill, this historic church has served as a burial place for noble families since the 13th century.
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Toom-Kooli 6, Tallinn 10130, Estonia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled across the church almost by accident and decided to have a look inside. It was lovely and you are welcome to take photographs.

Thank AttitudeAdjuster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst not as ornate as other Churches in Tallinn the unique charm of St Marys is the multitude of coats of arms from the various nobility buried there.

Thank Roamingjay_Snowy
Reviewed 3 December 2017

for 5 euros the best viewing experience in tallinn,the guide opens up the shutters to a panoramic view of the city.The climb up is quite hard but so worth it.The guide gave us binoculars and showed us the bells in the tower

Thank dennis2456
Reviewed 28 November 2017

The lovely facade, predominantly white, with ornate pinnacle atop a clock, was delightful to see as first sight. It was a felicitous introduction for what lay within. Heraldry comprising multitudes of coats of arms was the overwhelming feature inside. The walls are festooned with emblems...More

Thank permia
Reviewed 22 November 2017

The church itself is very nice, if you manage to see an organ concert is even better. But do climb the tower, it gives you a beautiful view over Tallinn.

Thank Elena257
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This church is located close to the Russian Orthodox Cathedral in the Upper Town area. We were very interested in seeing the interior but when we opened the door the sign stated that tourists should not enter. We did not see any events in the...More

Thank minnesotans4
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This is a important landmark in Tallinn. While it is not a particularly ornate church it is still beautiful. The most impressive feature is the alter. It is an unusual work of art. Built with scaffolding, which I think is temporary though not positive! Sill...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017

I visited the Dome Church when visiting Tallinn as a tourist, because my guide book recommended it as a must-see. I thought it was fine, and I'm glad I visited it, but it was quite busy, and we were kept roped off so you could...More

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

A diversity of gorgeous beautiful churches all over Tallinn, and this is one of them, a lot of history and information from our guide, and photos...

Thank bestmimo
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The cathedral was built in the 13th cent on the site of a former Danish wooden church. Work carried on in the 14th and 15th cents. The western tower was only built in the 18th cent. The organ was completed in 1914. The cathedral is...More

Thank rodneycs
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