Saatse Orthodox Church

Värska, Estonia

The stone church of Great Martyr Paraskeva was completed in 1801 and it is the oldest Orthodox church in Estonia countryside. The wooden bell tower was erected in 1839 and the church was enlarged in 1884. The iconostasis was brought from the another church in 1869.

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

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Saatse, Värska, Estonia
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Founded: 1801
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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