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Kolkja Museum of Old Believers

Category Museums, Historical Attractions, Tourism objects, Architectural sightseeings
Kolkja alevik, Peipsiääre vald, Tartumaa
Coordinates 58.550625, 27.213284
GPS: 58° 33' 2" N, 27° 12' 48" E
Phone (+372) 745 3431
Mobile (+372) 539 22444
E-mail info@sibulatee.ee
Website http://www.sibulatee.ee/kolkja-museum-of-old-believers/

You can see the traditional clothes, everyday items, handicrafts, tools, photos, books and many other items associated with the Old Believers.
Interesting facts:
- the Russian Old Believers (starovery) have been following their religious traditions rigorously for more than a 1000 years;
- there are 11 congregations of Old Believers with approximately 15,000 members in Estonia. The Lake Peipus area – Mustvee, Kallaste, Kolkja, Kasepää, Varnja, Piirissaar – is the main area where Old Believers live.

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