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Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik

Puehavaimu 2, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
+372 644 1487
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Dating from the fourteenth century, this beautiful church boasts a splendid interior with a suspended pulpit, carved wooden pews and altar and the not-to-be-missed, azure-faced wall clock (circa 1684) on the outer wall.
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Puehavaimu 2, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
+372 644 1487
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An old church near the town square, it has many old pews and art pieces that are genuinely old and original. Has a real feel about it. And the clock is great.

Thank Film G
Reviewed 2 days ago

This Gothic style Lutheran church w/ tower was built around 1300 and is located in the lower part of the Old Town in Tallinn. The plain white washed exterior facade has a stepped gable, a unique finely carved clock by Baroque sculptor Christian Ackermann (1690's)...More

Thank T-Bird1974
Reviewed 4 days ago

modest and a contrast to most of the churches in terms of scale. The astronomical clock is particularly impressive

Thank 490theos
Reviewed 5 days ago

The church charges a small fee to enter but it is worth visiting to see the stained glass windows and walk up the spiral staircases into the gallery.

Thank mjnaylor8
Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this church to be very interesting, mostly because of the clock located on the side facing the square. I also liked the little alley leading from it to the Town hall square. Across it is the guild which is a nice building as...More

Thank nemanja1205
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Try and visit this beautiful church when there aren't any tourists as then you can breathe in the atmosphere and take photos more easily. It is worth the small entrance fee.

Thank Kfrancis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small church, perhaps interesting for having only two naves and the external clock, but otherwise just a church.

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely little old church a very short distance from the town hall square. The clock on the wall above the entrance is apparently the oldest clock in Tallinn and there are photos of it in various guidebooks. There is a small charge...More

1  Thank RobertJE
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The chuch looked and felt like it had not changed for centuries.There are memorials to British sailors lost in the Baltic Sea when fighting the `red Russians` in 1918 which was most unexpected.

Thank Mozza_999
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We really enjoyed our visit to this church. The unusual exterior clock was impressive; and the vaulted ceilings, wiooden pews, and stained glass windows made the minimal entrance fee well worth paying. DON'T miss this one !!

Thank SFrances C
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