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St. John the Baptist Lutheran Church in Lüganuse

Category Architectural sightseeings, Churches
Papli 32, Lüganuse alevik, Lüganuse vald, Ida-Virumaa, 43301
Coordinates 59.378864, 27.040449
GPS: 59° 22' 44" N, 27° 2' 26" E

Though already the Danish Census Book from a century earlier mentions a priest
owning farmland in Lüganuse the church its self appears to the historical records in
1373. A legend says the church went untouched in the Nordic War for someone had put
a note in Russian on the door: “This house, dedicated to Christ, will be left righteously
unharmed by any Christian.”

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