Panoramas of the World


Alexander Nevsky Cathedral I
(The Toompea at night)

The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral crowns the hill of Toompea in Tallinn. It was built at the end of the 19th century. It is dedicated to Saint Alexander Nevsky, who won the Battle of the Ice on Lake Peipus in 1242.

The orthodox Alexander Nevski Cathedral is situated right next to the parliament. With this building, the Russian Tsar wanted to show his power. For this reason, the cathedral is disliked by many Estonians as a reminder of Russian domination.

Nevski Cathedral I (by day)
Nevski Cathedral II (by day)
Nevski Cathedral II (by night)
The Toompea I
The Toompea II
Dome Church I
Dome Church II

Date: 28th May 2007 - 11.03 pm
Number of Photos: 4
Definition: 2304 x 3456
Camera: Canon EOS 350D + Sigma 8mm
Software: PTGui, Photoshop, Pure Tools
If you have Google Earth installed, just click the logo.
You will then see where the panorama picture
was taken on a satellite photograph.
Google Earth can be downloaded here.

Copyright 2010 Thomas Heuzeroth
Sitemap