Sipa sacrificial lime tree

PELLETI, Sipa küla, Märjamaa vald, Rapla maakond

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The sacrificial lime tree at Sipa branches out into three practically where it emerges from the ground. At this point it measures 8.9 metres in circumference, with the thickest branches measuring 4.1 metres and 3.8 metres in diameter.
Did you know…? *Thought to be 600 years old, it is the biggest lime tree in Estonia *Local legend describes it as a tree of love – so come and find out who you will be dating next! *In the trunk of the tree you will find a sacrificial stone which measures 6.8 metres in circumference *People were still bringing sacrificial offerings to the stone as recently as the 19th century

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Open all year round

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Getting there

The Sipa lime tree is in the middle of a field in the village of the same name. It is marked with signs.

Access
  • Signposted
  • On foot only
Stops nearby
Bus: Sipa
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