The medieval church of St. Lawrence in Nõö is one of the oldest brick churches in Estonia. The oldest parts were constructed in the mid-13th century. The exterior has been modified at least in 15th and 19th centuries. The wooden tower was erected in 1819.

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Tartu 1, Nõo, Estonia
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Founded: 1250's
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Danish and Livonian Order (Estonia)

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SM H (12 months ago)
Most of the time this church is closed.. In special occasions like Christmas and Easter this opens.. Nice atmosphere available around in summer time..
lero2891 (2 years ago)
Very beautiful old church. Walking around the territory, a man came up to me and called me inside the church, it turned out he was a bell ringer there. Moreover, he led me into the bell tower itself, opened all the windows and a magnificent view of the local surroundings opened to me. Thank you very much for this excursion.
Leonid Romanov (2 years ago)
Very beautiful old church. Walking around the territory, a man came up to me and called me inside the church, it turned out he was a bell ringer there. Moreover, he led me into the bell tower itself, opened all the windows and a magnificent view of the local surroundings opened to me. Thank you very much for this excursion.
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