Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Rating
68% from 6 reviews
Phone
+372 6443484
Fax
+372 6443484
Website
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Address
Lossi plats 10

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Editor's review

One of Tallinn's most resplendent monuments, but not one of it's most popular, the spectacular Alexander Nevsky Cathedral was built on orders from St. Petersburg during the times of Russian Imperial rule. Supposedly built on the grave of a legendary Estonian hero, Kalevipoeg, on the city's mighty Toompea Hill, the Orthodox cathedral was something of a Russian propaganda exercise at the time and still remains a subject of controversy amongst hardline patriots. Most locals though are content to admire the Alexander Nevsky as the fine piece of architecture that it is, and tourists will certainly want to capture a few digital images of those dainty domes.

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Marco from United States Reply Mar 9th, 2012

Very beatiful place 10+

Vali from United States Reply Mar 25th, 2011

Alexander Nevski cathedral is in Sofia, Bulgaria. Totally different country.

Sarah from United Kingdom Reply Aug 6th, 2010

A beautiful monument to a sad history

Bruce from Canada Reply Apr 12th, 2010

offensive to all Estonians - should be removed..

Elsinore from Netherlands Reply Apr 12th, 2010

Jill is quite right. It's very beautiful.

Jill from United Kingdom Reply Nov 27th, 2006

Breathtaking! Truly beautiful Cathedral.

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