Burtnieki Lutheran Church

Burtnieki, Latvia

The Lutheran church of Burtnieki is located on the Eastern bank of the lake. The first church was built there in 1234. It was a Catholic church, built from wood. It burned down and was replaced by a stone wall church between 1283-1287. It was destroyed in 1654, during the Polish-Russian War.

The current church was built in 1688. Near the church is located a minister estate building complex, renovated in 1992. The estate building has been defined as a protected architectural monument.

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Founded: 1688
Category: Religious sites in Latvia
Historical period: Part of the Swedish Empire (Latvia)

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