Värska Orthodox Church

Värska, Estonia

There has been a church in Värska since 16th century. The present St. George’s Orthodox Church was completed in 1904. The neo-Historical Orthodox church with a crossing cupola has a beautiful contrast between stones and brick cornices. The images of the iconostasis date from the time when the church was built. The famous Seto folk singer Anne Vabarna and the captain of the steamship Aurora Ivan Fjodorov have been buried in the churchyard.

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Allika 2, Värska, Estonia
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Founded: 1904
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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