Luhamaa Church

Luhamaa Church

Luhamaa kalmistu, Määsi küla, Setomaa vald, Võru maakond

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Just a bit north of the Riga-Pskov highway stands the Luhamaa Church, on the highest hill in Hindsa village. The church's most important holiday is Ascension Day. The people of Luhamaa belonged for a long time to the Pankjavitsa congregation, but since services were in Russian, and it was far, they built their own church. At the end of the 1920s, a local school and orchestra were founded here, and they began to collect money for building a new church. The effort was successful, and in 1932, the new church was finished. The congregation's cemetery is by the church.

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Open all year round

Is open advance bookings only

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Getting there

Drive along the Võru Luhamaa highway until you reach the Riga-Pihkva highway, turn left in the direction of Pihkva and continue for 1 km. Turn left in the direction of Hindsa. Follow the signs, and the church is located on the right hand side.


  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By car


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