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Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik

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Dating from the fourteenth century, this beautiful church boasts a splendid interior with a suspended pulpit, carved wooden pews and altar and the not-to-be-missed, azure-faced wall clock (circa 1684) on the outer wall.
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Puehavaimu 2, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this lovely little church while discovering the old Tallin Town . History says this church was first mentioned in 1316 and was completed in 1360. It has a very special Alter piece from 1483 and is considered one of Estonia’s most sacred art...More

Thank roy v
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated near the Town Hall, the church can be recognized by a three hundred year old clock at the outside near the entrance. That's all but please go in, pay the modest fee and enjoy one of the most beautiful churches in the world. The...More

Thank JPS M
Reviewed 2 September 2018

The interior of the Church is well worth visiting, it's small, but beautifully of it's time. Near the high Altar on the left is a monument to the British Navy who helped Tallinn at the end of the 1st World War. Like most of the...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Lovely interior, with lots of lovely wooden decorations. Oner of my favourites in Tallinn. Not to be missed!

Thank Louis X
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

A fascinating little church of contrasts. The plain exterior gives no clue as to the wonders of the interior. The contrast between the ancient beauty of the pulpit, alter piece and balconies decorated as a ‘paupers bible’ with the modern beauty of the stained glass...More

Thank Nic50K
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This church is near the Town Hall square. It has a very interesting interior with many wood carvings. If you take a closer look at some of the carved faces, it seems that someone was making fun of people - or maybe of some known...More

Thank Gypsgris
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Lutheran Church with uniquely designed wall clock! Beautiful church in the center of town. Lots of stained windows. The altar is another unique feature of this church. The interior of the church is especially impressive. Definitely worth a visit and photo opportunity.

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Siting just off the main square we were lucky to visit this church whilst a service was in full flow. this resulted in not being able to explore the church, but we were entertained by the choir. Very Good.

Thank Howlo
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church in the centre of the old city. Very dark inside. Wish there was more light but it has a nice character to it. Love the paintings. They allow picturs inside as well and there's a small entrance fee. The burnt bell from the...More

Thank chamara w
Reviewed 18 July 2018

This Lutheran church is impressive with it's stained glass windows but more importantly it has the restored Bible stories in paintings inside on the balcony railings from the 1600's. The altar is a price-less triptych work of art by Berndt Notke and well worth the...More

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The regular concerts at on Monday evenings from 6-7 pm, but having visited this church twice this year the organ is often being practised on outside that time. In addition, it is used for other concerts from time to time... More
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