St. Paul's Church

Viljandi, Estonia

The Lutheran red-brick church of St. Paul was built between 1863-1866. It is designed by Franz Block and Matthias von Holst. The Viljandi estate owner baron Ungern-Stenberg gave the community a part of his estate as building ground for the church.

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Kiriku 3, Viljandi, Estonia
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Founded: 1863-1866
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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Alexandra Grishechko (3 years ago)
Beautiful church
Buster Gonad (5 years ago)
Renovation is being pursued. It's a quaint place with lots of family history. Not every day the family loses its patriarchal Grandfather on Christmas Eve. That's after the pigs been slaughtered, the Verri First has been made, the cranberry sauce has made from scratch upon picking the fruit, the relatives that have come from far and near to see VANNAISA & VANNAEMA...because they was old when the relo's saw them yonks ago. Well the Old Estonian Bloke left them on The Eve of Christmas Night...the night a little baby Jesus was born unto mankind. Life went on and now the family name is spread far and wide....some like us revisit family tree connections...New births, remember those that are gone forever.
Seppo Virtanen (5 years ago)
History what you can feel beachfull
Kevor (5 years ago)
Nice church and nice Christmas party.
Gaida Stankeviča (5 years ago)
Nice place
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