St. Catherine's Church

Pärnu, Estonia

St. Catherine’s Church was built for the Pärnu garrison in 1768 to replace the wooden church erected in 1752. It was named after Empress Catherine II, who travelled through Pärnu in 1764. As designed by architect P. Jegorov, St. Catherine’s Church is the one of the richest and most stylish examples of a baroque style in Estonia.

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Vee 16, Pärnu, Estonia
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Founded: 1768
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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