The first church in Kose was built probably around 1220 and it was inaugurated to St. Nicholas. The present stone church date back to the mid-14th century, although it was mainly renovated to the Neo-Gothic shape in the 19th century. The interior consists a tomb from the 1400’s, pulpit made in 1639 and baroque-style altarpiece (1774).


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Jõe 2, Kose, Estonia
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Founded: 1350
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Danish and Livonian Order (Estonia)

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Alar Välba (2 years ago)
Veigo H (2 years ago)
V S (2 years ago)
Евангелистская лютеранская церковь в Козе.Служба каждое воскресенье в 11.00.
Alland Parman (3 years ago)
Üks nunnu maakirik. Ega peale mõne jõulu ma sinna ei satu, aga paistab, et teeb oma tööd oma kandis.
Anatoly Ko (7 years ago)
Jõe 2, Kose, Harjumaa, 59.188158, 25.166245‎ 59° 11' 17.37", 25° 9' 58.48" Церковь святого Николая заслуживает внимание тем, что она является не только церковью, но и архитектурным памятником. На фундаменте древней церкви (приблизительно 1220 год), была построена новая церковь, к середине 14 века. Изначально церковь была однонефной, с тремя сводами (своды разрушились в 1560 году), сейчас здание образует центральное помещение для чтения проповедей. Западный фасад поддерживают консоли фронтонной башни. Во второй половине 15 века, к центральному помещению добавилось четырёхугольное сводчатое хоровое помещение и многоуровневый западный портал. В конце 15 века, построили массивную четырёхугольную западную башню (старая башня здесь частично сохранилась). В башне находятся бойница, места для прихожан и каминные дымоходы. В 1856-1857 годах, снесли келью, находившуюся на северной стороне хорового помещения, её заменили большим по размеру залом (и его стали называть новой церковью). В 1837 году, увеличили высоту башни засчёт достроеных двух эстажей. Верхний этаж дополнили неоготическим шпилем. К убранствам данной церкви можно отнести кафедру, выполненную в стиле позднего ренессанса (1639, T. Heintze), алтарь в стиле позднего барокко (1774 год) , хрустальную люстру (17 век), могильные плиты (15 век) и алтарную плиту «Иисус на кресте» (1885 г К.С. Вальтер). Приход Козе и Тухала возглавляет молодая учительница Маре Палги. Для прихода одним из важнейших мест является пасторат, где находится комната с большим алтарём, там зимой проходят богослужения. Учительница привнесла в церковную жизнь некоторые изменения. Например, во время богослужений, читают отрывки из Библии, причастие происходит традиционно по утрам, во время восхода солнца. Церковь Козе одна из старейших церквей в Эстонии. Активист прихода Эндель Вяли утверждает, что в начале 13 века была построена деревянная церковь, и уже позже была построена каменная церковь. Также он говорит, что церковь Козе отличается от других тем, что кафедра находится справа, по примеру церкви Нигулисте, а также тем, что под полом находятся катакомбы.
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