Järva-Madise Church

Albu, Estonia

The church of Järva-Madise was originally built as a fortress-church in the end of 13th century. The present appearance is mostly from the 14th century. The wall paintings, altar and pulpit of Järva-Madise church originate from the Middle Ages, the tradition to burry inside the church is reminded by grave plate hewed in the floor.

You can visit Järva-Madise church in summer months from Friday to Sunday.

Reference: Visit Estonia


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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Danish and Livonian Order (Estonia)


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Hirvo Rannu (3 months ago)
I guess the world has taken several turns between my last communion services. I got up during the Agnus Dei to go to communion, no one else joined. I saw that it was somehow suspicious. Maybe not? Have others really been able to live without sin? It's like going back, isn't it? I decided to go all the way. Well, then it turned out that the others had to miss the song and the teacher probably made a decision on that whether to invite them to communion or not. This time they were lucky.? Nice everyone!
Tristan Sander Paarmaa (5 months ago)
A beautiful church with a small cemetery
Signe Kumar (3 years ago)
Good to visit before the hiking trail.
Leonid Romanov (3 years ago)
A local resident gave me a little tour and told me some facts about this place. Many thanks to him.
Aare Ruubel (4 years ago)
Great church!
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