Dome Church / St. Mary's Church, Tallinn

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Rising above the medieval skyline of Toompea, Dome Church / St. Mary's Church is the seat of the Lutheran Archbishop of Tallinn and houses a host of notable tombs. Explore the spacious interior and its vaulted ceilings, replete with rich carved wooden furnishings and ornate chandeliers. Wander the nave and you'll find the graves of many prominent people from Tallinn's and Estonia's history from the 13th to the 18th centuries. Many house the remains of religious leaders and Swedish military officers from the era of the Thirty Years' War. Don't miss the series of intricate coats-of-arms adorning the walls, featuring family crests, heraldic imagery, and fierce creatures. For a sweeping view over the surrounding rooftops and old town, climb to the church tower's viewing platform. Discover how to plan a Tallinn trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • We liked this church. The plaques inside are so imposing. Go here, wander around, look up and get lost in the medieval ages.  more »
  • The interior of the church is reasonably modest save for the very old pews and the Coats of Arms of the great and the good from Estonia's past. These are said to be amongst the best in all of Europe a...  more »
  • Very interesting to visit medieval interiors, more pleasant to listen to organ concert here! The Church shop you can purchase books, postcards and souvenirs.
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