Estonian fund for religious heritage plans investment in renovation of church

St. Olaf's Church, Tallinn,
St. Olaf's Church, Tallinn, Estonia Image: Ahen0barbus (wikimedia) CC BY SA 3.0

The Tallinn Church Fellowship Programme, a restoration fund receiving its funding from the municipal government is planning a large investment in the restoration of the St. Olaf’s church in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia . The fund was initiated in 2001 with the intention to preserve the cultural and religious heritage of the city.  

St. Olaf’s Church (wiki)
St. Olaf’s Church is believed to have been built in the 12th century and to have been the centre for old Tallinn’s Scandinavian community before Denmark conquered the city in 1219. Its dedication relates to King Olaf II of Norway.  According to (unverified) claims it was the tallest building in the world from 1549 to 1625.

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