Kaarma Church of Saints Peter and Paul

KIRIKU, Kaarma-Kirikuküla, Saaremaa vald, Saare maakond

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Kaarma one-nave church was established in the second half of 13th century and was later rebuilt to be a two-nave church. Church is decorated with ornamental and figural fragments of frescos in secco technique that are the same age as initial church.
Near pulpit You can see polychromous wooden sculpture of St.Joseph that belongs to Northern-German school. Interesting to know: First time on Saaremaa the supporting pillars were used in Kaarma church The eastern wall of church's chorus is decorated with rare in Estonia triple window The prototype for pulpit of Kaarma church was a pulpit of Lübeck church

Times and prices

Wednesday–sunday: 09:00 - 17:00
Monday–tuesday: closed

Features and amenities
  • Wheelchair access

Getting there
  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
  • By car
Stops nearby
Bus: Kaarma kirik
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Good stop to walk around the outside even if it is not open

Very large church in small village/farm. Though it was locked up tight it was an interesting stop to walk around. There are a few other carved stones under protective roofs to see and some...

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great for Christmas

One of the biggest and oldest churces in Saaremaa. In spite estonians are ot religious people, this place is popular in Christmas time.



Magnificent church in the middle of nowhere

Visitors are welcome to this church in the otherwise nondescript village of Kaarma, and it's certainly worth visiting. An interesting range of 'three-legged-man' souvenirs is sold here, including...

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