Rakvere Church of the Holy Trinity

Rakvere, Estonia

The first church of Rakvere was built in 1430’s and sanctified to St. Michael. The dilapidated church was reconstructed between 1684-1891. The Rakvere church was damaged in the Great Northern War and restored in 1752 and again in 1850’s. The unusually high and slender spire was added during the last renovation. The beautiful pulpit was made by C. Ackermann in 1690 and the altar by Johann Rabe in 1730.

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

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Pikk 19, Rakvere, Estonia
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Founded: 1430's
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Danish and Livonian Order (Estonia)

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Annika PM (16 months ago)
Nice view from the clocktower
Doaa Alibrahim (2 years ago)
It is very old It's a great
Karlan van de Lustgraaf (2 years ago)
A church with friendly people. There was some special national open church night the day we visited, so we got to climb the tower which was very nice. A friendly woman translated for us.
Sofi G (2 years ago)
Renovated. Nice. Oldest in Viruma- built in 15 century.
Margit Henno (3 years ago)
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