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Estonia

Estonia 

From north to south

Narva:
- Narva Castle, St.-Peterburi mnt. 2, Narva. Solid polychromatic sculptures of Christ and Moses. Perhaps these sculptures were created by the same master and were originally part of a church interior. 

Tallinn:
- Niguliste Museum, Niguliste 3, Tallinn. Housed in the St. Nicholas Church, the museum is dedicated to church art. Here you will find medieval gravestones, unique altars and Tallinn’s most famous work of art: a fragment of Bernt Notke’s painting The Dance of Death. In addition, a silver chamber with the silverware that belonged to the guilds and church is opened to the public in the vestry.
- Dominican Monastery Museum, Venetn 16, Tallinn. The Dominican Monastery is an architectural monument that is unique in Northern Europe. The monastery was founded by Dominican monks in 1246. In the interior courtyard visitors can see the hewn stones displayed in processions, representing the art of the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods. 
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Halliste:
- St Anna’s Lutheran Church, 69501 Pornuse, Halliste was restored on the initiative and by the local people. The original building was probably built in the second half of the 15th century. Halliste Church is one of the most beautiful and interesting churches, it has an uncharacteristic black ceiling; the altar (1990) of the Church is decorated with a painting of an artist Juri Arrak, Estonia's most famous contemporary artist.