Kuressaare St. Laurence Church

Tallinna tänav-13, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, Saare maakond

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One-naved classicistic Kuressaare St. Laurence Church was established at the current location in 17th century. Individuality to the church is given by decorative details from dolomite. The pulpit and altar wall of the church are hewed from dolomite, all along the building is surrounded by columnar balcony. In the church You can see the first Sauer instrument of Estonia, the only organ of Kuressaare city.
Interesting to know: Unique baptismal stone comes from crushed in 1944 Anseküla medieval church; Altar painting „Kolgata” author is Carl Siegismund Walther; The Empire style pin broach is inspired by St. Petersburg buildings.

Times and prices

Tuesday–wednesday, friday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 18:00 - 19:00
Sunday 11:00 - 13:00
Monday, saturday closed

Features and amenities
  • Wheelchair access

Getting there
  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By public transport
  • By car
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George A

George A

St. Laurence Church

The church is a classicistic Kuressaare type building and was established at the current location in 17th century.

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Gene R J

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