Angerja Orthodox Church

Kohila, Estonia

The Russian-style Apostolic-Orthodox Church of the Ascension of Our Lord in Angerja (Kohila) was completed in 1901. It is designed by V. I. Lunski.

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Founded: 1901
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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Oskar Susi (2 years ago)
In 1894 and 1897, a plot of land was transferred from the Tohisoo and Kohila manors to build a church. The church was designed by architect Vladimir Lunski. The cornerstone was laid in July 1899. The church was consecrated on January 28, 1901. In 1950 the church was closed. During the Soviet era, the church building was used as a warehouse. In 1993 the congregation was reopened. The church has a new iconostasis. Author E. Haabsaar
Juri Raudsepp (3 years ago)
Church
Margit Haabsaar (3 years ago)
The Kohila Church Tower Gallery is one of the most interesting galleries, as the exhibition spaces are designed to hang pictures of the original way and the exhibitions often change. The gallery curator is also a complete icon wall section of icons ready to be painted. Art historians still argue whether icon art is art, but curator defines icons as a religious painting, not as a picture culture.
√úlle Ko (4 years ago)
Suletud oli
erki piirimees (4 years ago)
Spirituaalne emotsioon
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