Churches, Tallinn

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    CHURCH OF THE HOLY GHOST - PUHA VAIMU

    by LoriPori Written Jun 19, 2014

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    Favorite thing: LOWER TOWN - ALL- LINN
    The Lutheran CHURCH OF THE HOLY GHOST - PUHA VAIMU is located in Old Town. Building of the Medieval Church probably started some time during the first half of the 13th century.
    The Church has a plain white exterior with crow-stepped gables, an octagonal tower and a few but rather large Gothic windows. The stained glass windows are late 20th century.
    The north side of the church features a finely carved clock, a work by Christian Ackerman (late 17th century.

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    Very well-preserved medieval architecture

    by BillNJ Updated May 1, 2008

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    Favorite thing: Old Town Tallinn is one of the best retained medieval towns in Europe. All the most important state and church buildings from the Middle Ages have been preserved in their basic original form, as well as many citizens’ and merchants’ residences, along with barns and warehouses from the medieval period.

    Further information about the history of Old Town Tallinn can be found at http://www.tourism.tallinn.ee/eng/fpage/explore/attractions/oldtown

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