Samovar tea ceremony with a candle workshop and the Devil’s temptation

Suur tee 25, Kolkja alevik, Peipsiääre vald, Tartu maakond


Do you know what the connection is between kirza boots and the samovar? Or what is the Antichrist’s machine? What bears the name ‘the Devil’s temptation’ and what did people fear when samovars began whistling?

We will talk about these topics and other interesting facts about the life of the Old Believers living in villages near Peipsi during the samovar tea ceremony, where you can enjoy your tea, snack on some cooked sugar, and eat onion pies.

The price includes:
- samovar tea, Peipsi cooked sugar, onion pie
- workshop for making candles from beeswax
- tea ceremony with a professional who tells traditional stories related to the samovar and the life of the Old Believers through handwork and pattern symbolism.

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Open all year round

Is open advance bookings only

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Getting there
  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
  • By car
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Bus: Kolkja
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