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Käina Church Ruins

Category Architectural sightseeings, Churches, Ruins
Käina alevik, Käina vald, Hiiumaa
Coordinates 58.828888, 22.776112
GPS: 58° 49' 44" N, 22° 46' 34" E

It was in 1981 that the archaeologists spotted charcoal marks under the church floor –
a stone church was erected in 1492–1515 but it had had an even earlier predecessor
from the 13th century. Everything was going fine but then the stone building too got hit
by a German bomb. This is the moment the church owns its look to.

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