St. John's Church

Valga, Estonia

The St. John’s (Jaani) church in Valga is one of the most beautiful churches in Estonia. The construction started in 1787, but it was not completed until 1816. The church represents Baroque and Classicism styles. It was built according to the design of architect Christoph Haberland and it is the only church in Estonia with an oval ground plan. The unique organ has been preserved in its original shape and it is the only instrument built by Friedrich Ladegast still left in Estonia.

Reference: Visit Estonia

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Kesk tn, Valga, Estonia
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Founded: 1787-1816
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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4.6/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Zane Āboliņa (4 years ago)
The only church with an oval basic plan in Estonia. The unique organ is one of the 200 best organs in Europe.
Taavi Aavistu (4 years ago)
Super
Rynno Miller (5 years ago)
Nice small town church
Juri Podgornoi (5 years ago)
Nice place!
Pavel Sarmat (5 years ago)
Currently requires redecoration, both outside and inside. Practically one of the main architectural attractions of the city of Valga !!!)))
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