Varnja Old Believers Prayer House of the Estonian Association of Old Believers Congregations

Varnja Old Believers Prayer House of the Estonian Association of Old Believers Congregations

Kesk tänav-70, Varnja alevik, Peipsiääre vald, Tartu maakond

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The big beautiful prayer house in Varnja Village on the shores of Lake Peipus was funded and built by the congregation itself. Most of the many icons of the prayer house date back to the start of the 20th century.
Visitors can only enter the church with a reservation.

The cost of a single visit for a group starts from 50 euros. Visitors get an interesting overview of the life and history of the Old Believers from a local guide who is also an Old Believer. The excursion may last for about an hour - the visit and a warm experience are worth it!

Reminder: Women are asked to enter the prayer house with a covered head.
We ask you not to take photos or videos in the prayer house.



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Open all year round

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Features and amenities

Getting there

Access

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

Stops nearby

Bus: Varnja

Coordinates

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Places nearby

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