The Lutheran church of Mary Magdalene was built in 1899-1901. The huge two-tower church is one of the biggest in Estonia. The limestone building can accommodate 3,000 people. It tThe New Roman style building was designed by Baltic German architect Rudolf von Engelhardt.

The altar wall (1737) is moved from the previous church. The altarpiece is painted by C. Walter in 1862.

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Kalda 1, Rapla, Estonia
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Founded: 1899-1901
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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olev kalf (2 years ago)
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Marko B (2 years ago)
Hästi säilinud kirik.
Jaanika S (3 years ago)
Rapla Maarja-Magdaleena church represents pure Romanesque Revival style with it's two towers that we can see only two churches in Estonia - here and on Kaarli church in Tallinn. From the church park there starts nice walking promenade by the river.
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