Harju-Risti Church

Padise, Estonia

The Church of the Holy Cross is a medieval Gothic style building with a peculiar shaped tower. Construction started in the 13th century and was completed in the first half of the 15th century. The church was originally built with a round tower, however during the first half of 17th century half of the top of the tower collapsed.

There are two tombs from the 15th century and a pulpit from the 17th century inside the church.

Reference: 7is7.com

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Kellukese tee, Padise, Estonia
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Founded: ca. 1330
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Danish and Livonian Order (Estonia)

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4.8/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Alexander Sudovykh (6 months ago)
Очень интересное место. Будете рядом - не поленитесь заехать. Понравится всей семье. Старинная красивая церковь. С органом. Можно подняться на башню непосредственно к колоколам, откуда открывается прекрасный вид на окрестности. Около церкви есть детская площадка, а в самой церкви детская комната. Также на втором этаже есть небольшое кафе, с очень атмосферной зоной отдыха, оборудованной непосредственно в нишах стен церкви. Кафе бесплатное, самообслуживание. Но не поленитесь захватить копеечку в качестве пожертвования, мне кажется, это правильно?
Kaupo Lepasepp (16 months ago)
Nice small church with rich history and warm people. Worth a stop, a walk in the church, yard and climb to the tower.
carol merzin (17 months ago)
Beatiful old small church
Dominic Arbuthnott (2 years ago)
Charming church with its own cafe and the ability to look at the vaulting. Worth a visit
Anton Purin (2 years ago)
Very friendly place, you can go to the tower, they even have little self service cafe there with coffee and cookies.
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