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Aleksander Nevski Cathedral
View from Upper Town over the town wall and the Lower Town of Tallinn
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Title: Seven-panel Deesis row of the iconostasis in the Aleksander Nevski Cathedral
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In the Aleksander Nevski Cathedral at Lossi plats, Tallinn, Estonia, Europe.

It is strictly forbidden to take photographs inside the cathedral.


In Eastern Christianity an iconostasis is a wall of icons and religious paintings, separating the nave from the sanctuary in a church. Iconostasis also refers to a portable icon stand that can be placed anywhere within a church. The iconostasis evolved from the Byzantine templon, a process complete by the fifteenth century.

Keywords: church, orthodox
Image data
Image sizes: 3456*2304px, 3685kb
Origin: Originally a digital image, with postprocessing
Date/Time: 20101007-144422
Camera: Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL
Iso: 100
Speed: 2.5s
Aperture: F4.0
Focal length: 17.0mm
Aperture: 27mm
Destination coordinates;WGS84 LONG 24.7394675016°, LAT 59.4357362965°
Author: Alexandra Medwedeff
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