Peapiiskopi Kirik, Tallinn

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Rising above the medieval skyline of Toompea, Peapiiskopi Kirik 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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  • This is the oldest church in Tallinn. Originally in the Catholic Church, it was later converted into Lutheran. We went to the right music club. Play the piano in the old church of the ancient sand, so that the heart can also be enjoyed.
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  • The entrance is free with Tallinn card. Tha church is located on the top of the hill. Iside you can find some wooden arms of coat and other relics but the best thing here is the tower and view from it...  more »
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