Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
- 68% from 6 reviews
- +372 6443484
- +372 6443484
- Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
- Lossi plats 10
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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
Very beatiful place 10+
Vali from United States Reply
Alexander Nevski cathedral is in Sofia, Bulgaria. Totally different country.
Sarah from United Kingdom Reply
A beautiful monument to a sad history
Bruce from Canada Reply
offensive to all Estonians - should be removed..
Elsinore from Netherlands Reply
Jill is quite right. It's very beautiful.
Jill from United Kingdom Reply
Breathtaking! Truly beautiful Cathedral.