Viru-Jaagupi Church

Vinni, Estonia

The Church of St. Jacob (Jaagupi) was built in 1420’s by the Livonian Order. The present appearance originates mainly from the restoration made between 1877-1878. The medieval church is today an eastern part of the church.

The pulpit and altar were made in 1870’s. There is also wooden statue of John the Baptist dating back to the 17th century.

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

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Founded: 1420's (restored 1877-1878)
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Danish and Livonian Order (Estonia)

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