St Olav’s Church in Vormsi

Hullo küla, Vormsi vald, Lääne maakond

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Vormsi church which dates back to the 14th century and is the main memento of its history and culture – is located in the centre of the island, in Hullo. The church was unused for a long time after the Swedish escaped from the island in the end of World War II. The church was dedicated again on Olav's Day in 1990.
Be sure to take a look at the characteristic square-shaped nave and have look at the old ceiling paintings in the altar room. Interesting facts: The first church in Vormsi was a wooden church. * St. Olav’s church in Vormsi is unique for the fact that it has no belfry, the bell hangs above the door under the high ridge. * There are two gnarled pine trees at the gate of the church – this is the place where the pillory stood.

Times and prices
01.05–30.09

Sunday 10:30 - 12:30
Monday–saturday: closed

Is open advance bookings only

  • Free of charge

  • Free of charge

Features and amenities
Getting there

The church is located in the centre of the island – in Hullo.

Access
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
  • By car
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Bev P

Bev P

Great views from tower

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Dark History

What seems a normal church, the tower was once used by the KGB to block Finnish TV signals. An impressive building, with an example of a lovely old warehouse just around the corner, now a restaurant.

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