Kassari Chapel

Kassari chapel is a building with romantic appearance that is the only functioning thatched-roof stone church in Estonia. Reputedly it dates back to 18th century because on the inner wall of the chapel there is a year 1801 that is associated with big repair.
In the graveyard there are the graves of many famous people - the ancestors of the poets M. Under and D. Vaarandi; the actor Olev Eskola; familiar from V.Panso book "The Funny Person" Lepa Anna. Familiar from art, literature and folk tales the name of Villem Tamm, whom J. Köler used as a model for Christ when painting his work "Come to me" in Kaarli church.

Kassari chapel is a building with romantic appearance that is the only functioning thatched-roof stone church in Estonia. Reputedly it dates back to 18th century because on the inner wall of the chapel there is a year 1801 that is associated with big

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  • Hidden gem

    If you are looking for a quiet moment a visit to the Kassari chapel is definetely worth it. Hidden at the end of the small gravel road rests and old stone chapel with thatched roof. We were lucky to...

  • Delightful rural 18thC chapel

    If you wish peace, quiet, contemplation and a place for prayer it is well worth bumping along the unpaved road to this small chapel. The 1801 date on the western wall of the church refers to the...

  • Härligt litet kapell ute på Kassari (Dagö)

    När man reser runt på Dagö (Hiiumaa) bör man lägga en visit till Kapellet på norra delen av Kassarihalvön ! Tidaigare var Kassari en ö men med åren har den "växt ihop" med Dagö. Under somrarna växer...


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