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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 good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Puehavaimu 2, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
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+372 644 1487
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a less advertised church for most tours offered in Tallinn. I came across it on my own when I was freely walking around in the old town. The exterior does not characterize the amazing interior, and one has to go in check it...More

Thank Rachelle W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The church could be preserved better and offer a larger variety of books and souvenirs. The glass art is too modern for the old church. They look like they are copied from a contemporary book of comics

Thank Baran K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was somewhere we just happened upon in our wanders through Old Tallinn. It turned out to be an unexpected highlight. The exterior and interior of the church are both beautiful. Outside you will find a tower and an unusual clock. Inside you will find...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This awe inspiring,13th century church adjacent to town hall Square, sports an impressive Baroque tower as well as an ornate, outdoor clock, very pretty. All in our group caught in camera. Founded by the Order of Holy Spirit,this church was always close to people, providing...More

1  Thank jyotsna907
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting historical building, with rotating exhibitions drawn from local museums. When we visited, the exhibit was of Guild medallions--very cool. Interesting grave tablets on display, as well as a photographic exhibit that illustrates the damage done by the Soviets during WWII and the later reconstruction....More

1  Thank Rick628
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a modest charge for visiting the interior, but relatively speaking for a smallish church quite a lot to see.

Thank OandA-London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst the outside is interesting (especially the old wall clock) the inside is well-worth a visit. Old wooden spiral staircases leading up to the side galleries. Wooden paintings. Commemorative Flag to the British Sailors who died fighting to aid their Independence after World war I.

Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Although this has a (low) entrance fee, go here. The interior has many lovely medieval carvings, and the interior has real ambiance and sacred feel. Go up on the balcony thru the spiral staircase by the altar for a good view. This was the most...More

Thank Frazier S
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We came across this Church quite by accident and were not disappointed with its wonderful stained glass windows We even had a Benedictine Monk practicing his Gregorian Chants using an I pad piano app to help.

Thank normanandmarilyn
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Interesting building. Neighboring the oldest cafe in Tallinn - Maiasmokk ("Sweet Tooth"), and in front of the Guild house.

Thank DianaIK
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