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The Orthodox Church of Suure-Jaani

Category Historical Attractions, Tourism objects, Architectural sightseeings, Churches
Suure-Jaani vald, Viljandimaa
Coordinates 58.535000, 25.465555
GPS: 58° 32' 6" N, 25° 27' 56" E

In 1840s, the religious movement took place in Suure-Jaani parish. The "Russian" religion was introduced to Estonians. The Orthodox congregation of the Suure-Jaani was founded in 1847 and the cemetery in 1911.  
The Orthodox Church of Suure-Jaani built in 1906-1908, is an architectural and cultural heritage which is in bad condition right now. Only the red brick walls are indicating the former magnificence, the roof and towers need urgently to be restored.  

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