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Pühtitsa Stavropegic Dormition Convent

Category Historical Attractions, Tourism objects, Architectural sightseeings, Natural attractions, Churches, Museums
Kuremäe küla, Illuka vald, Ida-Virumaa
Coordinates 59.199165, 27.534721
GPS: 59° 11' 57" N, 27° 32' 5" E

A legend says local peasants received a miraculous relevation on this hill and later on found an Orthodox icon most holy under the oak-tree here, a sacrificial one itself. All of this happened in the 16th century.
To honor those events a chapel was erected. A nunnery still active today was established 1885.

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