Ruins of Puski Church

Puski küla, Hiiumaa vald, Hiiu maakond

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During the period from 1889 to 1891, an apostolic orthodox church and a schoolhouse for the children of the congregation were built in Puski. The peculiar choice of location has been explained by the fact that the first Russian priests of Puski did not know the local conditions. The land was owned by Ungern-Sternberg who, as an opponent of the attack of orthodox faith and religious conversion in general, donated a plot in the middle of nowhere. Nowadays there are ruins of the church and schoolhouse in Puski and a quiet village graveyard sleeping with the sough of wind in the pine grove.

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  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By car
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A good historical sight to visit easy to get to, an interesting place well worth visiting Beware of the peddlars in the layby

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