Eliisabet's Church

Eliisabet's Church, Parnu

Eliisabet's Church
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Eliisabet's Church, inaugurated in 1750, is the most outstanding sacral building of the Baroque period in Estonia. The beautiful church in the centre of Parnu invites you to step in and look around to see a pulpit in the Neo-Gothic style from the middle of the 19th century, the altar and the altarpiece “Resurrection”. One of the best organs in Estonia is in Eliisabet's Church and the place is popular as a concert hall among music lovers.Interesting to know!The church got its name from Russian Empress Jelizaveta thanks to whom the congregation got a Lutheran church.
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PBTravelstheWorld
Lynden, WA398 contributions
Sep 2019
Another of the lovely Baroque building in Parnu built under the Russian Tsar's rule. The building is struggling a bit from needed maintenance, but the inside is lovely with a wooden gallery and roundel stained glass window near the organ pipes. You can see this building from the main shopping/restaurant street in the old town section of Parnu and well worth a quick stop to see this Luthern Church.
Written 29 August 2020
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Peter M
Melbourne, Australia954 contributions
Jun 2019 • Solo
.St Elizabeth Church -a Lutheran church in Pärnu In 1741 the Russian empress Elizabeth donated 8,000 roubles for the construction of a new church in Pärnu; hence, the church was named after the empress. Construction started in 1744 and the building was finished in 1747. It is also known as Elisabet's church
Written 19 July 2019
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Thomas Ozbun
Vicenza, Italy982 contributions
Mar 2018 • Couples
The Lutheran Church of St Elizabeth, a baroque building dating to the 18th century and quite simple in its architecture
Written 8 February 2019
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tulip-cher
Singapore, Singapore465 contributions
Aug 2018 • Friends
We passed by this church when walking around Pärnu town near the visitors information centre. It is surrounded by many restaurants around it. It stands out from a distance due to the tall structure and creates a very nice backdrop in the area.
Written 21 October 2018
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Sharls G
Traralgon, Australia367 contributions
Oct 2018 • Couples
Like so many Estonian churches, Eliisabet's is grand and beautiful on the outside and yet modest and warm on the inside.
Worth a visit and it's in the centre of town.
Written 4 October 2018
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George
Nicosia, Cyprus1,929 contributions
Sep 2018 • Couples
The oldest preserved protestant church in Pärnu, situated in the town center which was built in the year 1747.
Written 7 September 2018
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MILOUW
New York City, NY1,220 contributions
Jul 2017 • Couples
Not much to see there, the interior plan is somewhat unusual with a whole section expanding to the right of the altar.
Sits in the middle of a quaint section of old buildings.
The area is very tourist oriented.
Written 24 July 2017
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Jincognito
Gainesville, FL645 contributions
Jul 2017 • Couples
I like the doors - looks like smiley faces! The church set up with two "nave" at right angles to each other is novel to me.
Written 7 July 2017
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Heidi L
34 contributions
Jun 2017 • Family
Very nice small church. Nice athmosphere. Does not take many minutes to see, so is worth of going if nearby.
Written 26 June 2017
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Sherly S
Parnu, Estonia36 contributions
Dec 2016
Very nice, historical place in lovely small town. It is in centre and You can step by every time You like. Holy events and concerts in Cristmas time making this visit unforgettable.
Written 11 April 2017
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