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"Brotherhood of Blackheads" House of the Blackheads - Tallinn Tip by Michael_D

  Brotherhood of Blackheads
by Michael_D

Built by the Brotherhood of Blackheads in 1399 The House of the Brotherhood of Blackheads is the only fully preserved Renaissance building in Tallinn.

The name of the Brotherhood came from their patron black St. Mauritius> aChristian martyr who died in Switzerland circa 300 A.D.

Tallinn’s most eye-catching door on the front of this building dates to 1640.

Address: Pikk 26

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  • Updated Nov 27, 2006
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