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Ruhnu Island

Category Natural attractions, Tourism objects, Natural attractions
Ruhnu vald, Saaremaa
Coordinates 57.799999, 23.250000
GPS: 57° 47' 60" N, 23° 15' 0" E
Website http://ruhnu.ee/

First mentioned in 1341 its Swedish community had lived according to the 17th century manners when they left on August 4 in 1944. The 1644 built church is one of the oldest wooden buildings in Estonia. Small island but one of the deepest boreholes in Estonia is there too--787.4 meters and of very salty curative water. The 19th century lighthouse is French.


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