Hellamaa Orthodox Church

Muhu, Estonia

The Orthodox Church of St. Peter and Paul was built in 1864-1866. The limestone church was built according the template design. Inside the church is is a memorial plate for Herman Aavi, the first arch bishop of Orthodox church in Finland.

References:
  • Tapio Mäkeläinen 2005. Viro - kartanoiden, kirkkojen ja kukkaketojen maa. Tammi, Helsinki, Finland.

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Pärase, Hellamaa, Muhu, Estonia
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Founded: 1864-1866
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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merje kruuk (2 years ago)
Anatoly Ko (7 years ago)
Hellamaa kirik, Muhu , Saaremaa, 58.611418, 23.296337 ‎ 58° 36' 41.10", 23° 17' 46.81" Апостольская Православная Церковь посвящена апостолам Петру и Павлу. Этот небольшой, скромный, но в то же время солидный храм был, воздвигнут в 1864-1866 годах и до сегодняшних дней находится в распоряжении православного прихода , как и расположенное рядом деревянное здание пастората. В 1878 году в семье приходского кистера и учителя родился сын Герман Аав, впоследствии архиепископ Апостольской Православной Церкви Карельской и всея Финляндии.
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