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Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik

Puehavaimu 2, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
+372 644 1487
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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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  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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Puehavaimu 2, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
+372 644 1487
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Reviewed 1 week ago

didnt have time to go inside but the building is stunning and en route to the square so you will see it as you pass a wonderful clock and elegant structure

Thank weller_katrina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There’s a small entrance fee to pay but it’s worth it to see this quaint old church with its lovely spiral staircases leading up to the galleries. An organist started to play while I was there which added to the experience. Not the most stunning...More

Thank fmck49
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This church built in the 13th cent with wonderful paintings on wood for the gallery is the jewel of Tallinn. In the chancel are memorials for the help which the British gave the Estonians on the founding of their nation in 1919. On the outside...More

Thank rodneycs
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Extraordinary collection of paintings and stained glass. Stunning altar tryptic by Bernt Notke. Above all though was the intense sense of the history of this place and all it must have witnessed through its 900 years. The longer we lingered the more unusual things we...More

Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the short free concert very much. Neat old church. I'm happy to pay a small entry fee to help maintain this historic building.

Thank maryfrances100
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

It's a church. In Tallinn. One of many. That's about it. Just next to is a tacky souvenir shop. What else... Went inside for free during an organ concert. I forgot how boring organ music can be. Somehow I was expecting Bach's Toccata and Fugue...More

Thank Jaka Z
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This bright white Church of the Holy Spirit is located in the very centre of Old Town of Tallinn, near to Raekoja Plats and Pikk street. Just making the often promenades, here in the area and around the The Town Hall Square, we were attracted...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I don't think it is really possible to describe exactly how a place speaks to you. It is a very personal experience that one feels. I felt immediately at peace entering this church, very calm. Of course, the church itself is lovely and many others...More

Thank MsSommelier
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Worth the modest entrance fee. The Church of Holy Spirit is from 14th-century and preserved its original form. The gothic vaulted ceilings, wooden pews and some of oldest stained glass in Estonia, create an enclosed, comforting and atmospheric place of worship. It is possible to...More

Thank Natasha M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

So quiet and beautiful place. A whole Bible painted in wooden stalls. Do not overlooked an old tower bell, displayed there, which has melted and was destroyed during the great fire several years ago.

Thank KG-2016-05
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