St Mary's ChurchCurrently Open [Closes at 03:30 pm]
- Address: Toom-Kooli 6, 10130 Tallinn, Estonia
- Timings: 10:30 am - 03:30 pm Details
- Phone: +372-6444140
- Ticket Price: 5 EUR
- Time Required: 00:20 Mins
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Tomb
St Mary's Church - Review
Dating back to the 13th century, the St. Mary's Church is the oldest church in Estonia. Many popular people are buried at the church including a number of military admirals, officers and their families. The tomb of Adam Johan von Krusenstern – the first man to lead a Russian round-the-world voyage, is the highlight of the church.
The interiors of the church echo its past and you will find rare coats of arms hanging on the church walls and chandeliers than add warmth to the place. The Baroque bell tower is open for visitors and offers a view of the neighborhood.
St Mary's Church Ticket Prices
Admission fee all year round:
- Adult: Euros 5
- School Student: Euros 3
How To reach St Mary's Church by Public Transport
- Bus: Hotell Tallinn
- Light Rail/ Tram: Vabaduse valjak
- By Taxi
- By renting a Car / Bike.
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Things to Know Before Visiting St Mary's Church
63.67% of people who visit Tallinn include St Mary's Church in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
51.59% of people start their St Mary's Church visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see St Mary's Church
54.25% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting St Mary's Church
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St Mary's Church, Tallinn Reviews
The medieval church that stands at the centre of Toompea hill is one of the country's most fascinating historic attractions. Established sometime before 1233 and repeatedly rebuilt since, the church displays a mix of architectural styles. Its vaulted main body dates to the 14th century, while its Baroque tower was an addition from the late 1770s. Historically this was the church of Estonia's elite German nobles, a fact that becomes clear once you step through the doors. The interior is filled with elaborate funereal coats of arms from the 17th to the 20th centuries as well as burial stones from the 13th to the 18th centuries. Among the notables buried here are Pontus de la Gardie, who commanded Swedish forces during the Great Northern War, Adam Johann von Krusenstern, the Baltic-German admiral who led Russia's first expedition around the world, and Scottish-born Admiral Samuel Greig of Fife, rumoured to be Catherine the Great's lover.
Uge wepon shild. Never seen so big. Take a trip
Good place to listen for the organ on the weekend. And you can go to top of the tower to see the best view of the entire old town
Short opening hours, I got there and they closed right front of me. But until 5pm it's full of tourists.
Lovely old grand dame of a church with an exquisite interior.