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Kassari Chapel

Category Architectural sightseeings, Churches
Taguküla, Käina vald, Hiiumaa
Coordinates 58.810280, 22.864445
GPS: 58° 48' 37" N, 22° 51' 52" E

When pastors of Pühalepa complained about the peasants still having pagan idol
worships they intriguingly mentioned the peasants met not in a sacrificial forest or in
some other ungodly place but in this chapel. Practical Estonians did not want the place
go unused – erected during the catholic time the pastors, at some point, were forbidden
to operate there themselves.

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