The church of St. Peter was built between 1773-1778 to replace the earlier made in the 17th century. In the Middle Ages there was a chapel in the Karksi castle dedicated to apostle Peter. Some of the remaining walls of castle ruins were used in the construction of the present church. Karksi church is known of its slanting tower that due to bad soil has inclined one meter to the west.

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Allika 4-6, Karksi, Estonia
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Founded: 1773-1778
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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