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Photo by: Paul Kuimet

Photo by: Paul Kuimet

Photo by: Paul Kuimet

Photo by: Paul Kuimet

Photo by: Paul Kuimet

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0

based on 149 reviews

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Vene tn 24, Tallinn

Old Town

Contact

+372 644 1945

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Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas

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This gorgeous structure at the north end of Vene street was the first neoclassical church built in Tallinn.   

The church, with its twin bell towers and copper dome, was designed by St. Petersburg court architect Luigi Rusca and built in 1820-27.

The church's history, however, goes back much further. As far back as the 12th century, a marketplace for Russian merchants operated here in the Sulevimäe and Vene St. area of Tallinn. In 1442, when the town wall was being rebuilt, the church that stood at the centre of that market was replaced by a new one at Vene. 24, where the present building now stands.

Drop inside to get a glimpse of the church's treasured iconostasis. Here you'll also find booklets about the church, postcards, souvenirs, and religious literature on sale.

The Orthodox congregation that maintains the church belongs to the Moscow patriarchate.


Location (map)

Vene tn 24, Tallinn

Old Town

Contact

+372 644 1945

Information

More

Accessibility

No accessibility
  • accessibility is restricted
  • object is located on the second or higher floor, only steps for access
  • more than one person's help is needed for accessibility
9
Steps
  • number of steps above the symbol
TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

"St Nicholas Orthodox Church"

4.0

June 17, 2019, by Peter M

No photos or videos are allowed and you have to buy postcards to get photos. This Russian Orthodox Church has been around since 1827 and survived both Hitler and Stalin. Read more

"Beuatiful Russian style church"

4.0

June 16, 2019, by GeysirGal

This is a beautiful Russian style orthodox church in the heart of the Old Town. Unfortunately no photography is allowed which you have to respect, but it is worth a visit nevertheless. Read more

"Beautiful "

4.0

June 2, 2019, by Xanerin

This is a fabulous Russian Orthodox Church definitely worth visiting. Ok, there is no photography and some people did not respect this, but it is a church and you should be honoured to be allowed to... Read more

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