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Narva Alexander's Cathedral
Estonia

The Alexander's Cathedral was built in 1881–84 for the Lutheran workers of the Kreenholm Factory and it was designed by St. Petersburg architect, Otto Pius von Hippius. It was damaged during both World War I and II. The bell town was destroyed in 1944 along with the Walcker organ that was located there. Today the church’s bell tower has been restored and Estonia’s largest hexagonal church hall awaits restoration. At the Alexander's Cathedral you can visit the bell tower and the observation platform installed there, as well as a museum where artworks from the 14th to 21st century are displayed.

http://www.visitestonia.com/en/narva-alexanders-cathedral

Copyright: Uwe Wirtjes
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Taken: 31/05/2012
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