Võõpsy Tsässon (Chapel)

Mikitamäe, Estonia

The traditional chapel of Võõpsu village (“Migula tsässon”) community is thought to have been built at the end of the 13th century or beginning of the 14th century in the honour of St. Nicholas. The current tsässon was built in 1709. An archaeological monument under heritage conservation – an underground cemetery where people were buried up to the 19th century – is located near the chapel.

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Founded: 1709
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Swedish Empire (Estonia)

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