Reigi church

Reigi did not become an independent parish until 1627. Baron O. R. L. von Ungern-Sternberg had its stone church - which is dedicated to Jesus - built in memory of his son Gustav, who had taken his own life. The greatest treasure of Reigi church is its art collection.
Did you know...? *The name 'Reigi' comes from Swedish and means 'smoke' or 'signal fire' *Pihla Tavern, known from Gustav Ernesaks’s opera 'Stormy Beach', was located across the street from the church *Inspired by the words of Runeberg, Pastor G. F. Rinne wrote a song of praise to Hiiumaa to a tune by Pacius

Features and amenities

Location

Pihla küla, Hiiu vald, Hiiu maakond

Getting there

Access

  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
  • By car

Coordinates

58°58'58''N 22°30'35''E | Download GPX file