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Kolkja Museum of Old Believers

You can see the traditional clothes, everyday items, handicrafts, tools, photos, books and many other items associated with the Old Believers. The Russian Old Believers – starovery – have been following their religious traditions rigorously for more than a 1000 years. There are 11 congregations of Old Believers with approximately 15,000 members in Estonia. The Lake Peipus area – Mustvee, Kallaste, Kolkja, Kasepää, Varnja, Piirissaar – is the main area where Old Believers live.

You can see the traditional clothes, everyday items, handicrafts, tools, photos, books and many other items associated with the Old Believers. The Russian Old Believers – starovery – have been following their religious traditions ri

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