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St. Mary's Church in Rõuge

Address: Haanja maantee 10, Rõuge alevik, Rõuge vald, Võru maakond | Show on map
Telephone: (+372) 785 9218
E-mail: info@rougemaarja.ee
Method of payment: Cash only

The first stone church was constructed in Rõuge in the 16th century. In 1730, the original church, which was destroyed in the Great Northern War, was replaced with one which had an imposing square tower. The church was blessed in the name of St. Mary. The altar-piece "Christ on the cross" by R. von Mühlen is from 1854. In 1860 the walls were made higher and a mirrored arch was installed. In 1930 the church got a 31-register organ built by the Kriisa brothers. The first Estonian pastor in Rõuge was Rudolf Gottfried Kallas.

Useful information! You can attend mass at the church every Sunday at 11:00 and in summer, the church is used as a wayfarers' church. Entrance to the tower is for a fee (grown ups 1.50, children 1 and family ticket 3 euros).

Times and prices


Thursday–saturday: 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 09:00 - 15:00
Monday–wednesday: closed


Is open advance bookings only

Free of charge.


  • Information boards
  • Site lighting
  • Viewing platform
  • Free parking

Additional services

  • Guide service available


Seminar and conference rooms