Estonian Apostolic Orthodox Pärnu Transformation of Our Lord Church

Aia tänav 5, Pärnu linn, Pärnu

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Due to the massive religious conversion at the end of the 19th century, the 18th-century Ekateriina's Church became too small for the Pärnu orthodox congregation. So, in 1904, the historic Old Russian-style Pärnu Transformation of Our Lord Apostolic Orthodox Church was built and its congregation (Estonian) was separated from the former congregation of Ekateriina's congregation (Russian).
The church had a typical to that time brick facade and a base of granite ashlar work. The campanile is 38 m high and the cupola 34 m high. The altar wall holds 11 icons and 11 major wall paintings with figurative composition.

Times and prices

Monday–friday: 10:00 - 14:00
Saturday 17:30 - 20:00
Sunday 09:00 - 12:30


Saturday 16:30 - 19:00
Sunday 09:00 - 12:30
Monday–friday: closed

  • Free of charge

  • Free of charge

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Getting there

In the centre of Pärnu, at the crossing of Aia and Kuninga Street.

  • Signposted
  • By public transport
  • By car
Stops nearby
Bus: Bussijaam
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