Tahkuranna Orthodox Church

Tahkuranna, Estonia

The Apostolic Orthodox Church of Dormition of Mother of God of Tahkuranna, completed in 1872, is, from the architectural point of view, rather rare in the Estonian context. For construction, red bricks are used without field stones, although in case of Orthodox churches they have traditionally been used together. In Tahkuranna Church was baptized the first Estonian President Konstantin Päts.

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Founded: 1872
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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