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Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

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Address: Lossi plats 10, Tallinn 10130, Estonia
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81830
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This onion-domed, Russian Orthodox Church was built in 1900 and named after...

This onion-domed, Russian Orthodox Church was built in 1900 and named after the Russian hero who defeated the Teutonic Knights in the thirteenth century.

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Stunning building very opulent and dream like.

Well worth a visit as even if you are not religious you will still enjoy and marvel at the stunning decor in this place. Around the building also are great little shops and cafes... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit as even if you are not religious you will still enjoy and marvel at the stunning decor in this place. Around the building also are great little shops and cafes so I suggest you walk around and really absorb the sites.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this was worth going to in the middle of a snowstorm. its a nice and calm place and full of treasures. its well kept up and the service was sung live ahead of us, in a slightly separated area, as not to disturb the faithful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Classic Russian church - built opposite the Parliament to show the Estonians who is in charge! Free entry - not as decorated inside as some I have seen, but impressive nevertheless.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This amazing church is like one of the Russian church you see in Ukraine or Russia. It is attractive and charming.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great architecture - every time I visit it there are renovations going on. Appears that donations are flowing in well. My tour guide explained that it was built in front of the Estonian parliament house to show the historic might of the Russian imperialism.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a beautiful temples which is worth to take the time to recite it's beauty but as well to be with essential of Faith and tradition. When visiting, please respect show some respect for locals whom come to pray, as many tourist forget that this is a temple It is forbidden to take photos inside.

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only walked past this beautiful building. Looks really nice by night. We took quite a long walk to get there (outside the walls). But we made some nice photos here and proceeded our way back to the center.

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Knighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very colourful exterior but a disappointment inside as very plain and small can get very busy and squashed

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a look inside to see the ornate artistry and decor. The hammered silver plaques are particularly impressive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Nevsky Cathedral sits atop the Toompea hill on a commanding position, visible from almost everywhere. It's right opposite the Estonian parliament. It's pretty new, from 1900 and it was built on a site where a monument to a great reformist Martin Luther used to be, during the Russia rule, just to show who's in charge. In spite of that,... More 

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