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St John’s Lutheran Church in Tallinn
Address: Vabaduse väljak 1, Tallinn, Harjumaa
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A pseudo-Gothic church in the heart of Tallinn (architect Christian August Gabler). The altarpiece ”Christ on the Cross” (Karl Wenig). The oldest tower bell with Estonian writing in Tallinn (1872), modern stained-glass windows. Built 1867.
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Charles XI Lutheran Church in Tallinn
Address: Toompea 10, Tallinn, Harjumaa
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A grand neo-Historical church named after the Swedish king Karl XI (architect Otto Pius Hippius). On the apse is Johann Köler´s famous fresco ”Come to me” (1879). A big organ (Walcker & Co, 1923). The oldest tower bell is a gift from King Karl XI (1696). Built 1870.
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Oleviste Church in Tallinn
Address: Lai 50, Tallinn, Harjumaa
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The church, named after the Norwegian king St Olaf, has the highest steeple in Estonia (123.7 m). Also the vaults in this church are very high (the nave is 31 m high). The church had its present look and size by the 16th century. From this church began the Reformation in Tallinn (1524) and the Historicism in Estonian church interior design after the fire of 1830. Built: XIV-XIX.
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Lutheran Church of Holy Spirit in Tallinn
Address: Pühavaimu 2, Tallinn, Harjumaa
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The smallest among the medieval churches in Tallinn is situated near the Town Hall Square and has a rich collection of art work. An important winged altar (Berndt Notke, a master from Lübeck, 1483), a Renaissance pulpit (1597), galleries with Baroque carvings and paintings (Elert Thiele, XVII), a great number of old paintings and lights, modern stained-glass windows. Built: XIII/XIV.
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Lutheran Cathedral of Blessed Virgin Mary in Tallinn
Address: Toom-Kooli 6, Tallinn, Harjumaa
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The oldest church on the Estonian mainland has served as a cathedral dedicated to Virgin Mary from 1240 onwards. Medieval tomb stones and monuments from the Renaissance to the 19th century. A rich and important collection of Baroque coats of arms (Christian Ackermann). An impressive Baroque reredos and a Baroque pulpit with figures of the apostles (both by Christian Ackermann). The date 1779 on the weather vane shows the year the Baroque spire was made. Built XIII-XVIII.
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