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.
About Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik
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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
modest and a contrast to most of the churches in terms of scale. The astronomical clock is particularly impressive
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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 !!