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Church of St. Michael

Johvi vald, Johvi 41532, Estonia
+372 518 7590
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Incredible restoration

Mihkli Kirik (the estonian name) has always been one of the main attractions of the town of... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2015
Loraq
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Stockholm, Sweden
Medieval church-stronghold in Jõhvi town

St. Michael church is one of few churches of this tipe in Estonia. It is a church-stronghold, it... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2014
sihi1
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Tartu
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Church of St. Michael in Johvi centre is the oldest building in the town. It is believed to be built in the middle of 13th century. The peculiarities of the church are 2m thick walls and elements of stronghold that make the church of St. Michael the best protected fortification church in the whole Estonia. Today you can get acquainted with the history and legends of the church as well as with the museum in its cellar with the help of audio-guide available in 6 different languages.Interesting to know:Church of St. Michael is the biggest one-nave church in Estonia.In the museum you can find the oldest metal objects found in Estonia from Jabara burial mound.The church is a popular concert place thanks to its unique acoustics.
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Jan 6, 2015
“Incredible restoration”
Feb 10, 2014
“Medieval church-stronghold in Jõhvi town”
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Johvi vald, Johvi 41532, Estonia
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

Mihkli Kirik (the estonian name) has always been one of the main attractions of the town of Jõhvi. After the restoration the facade looks better than ever.

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Reviewed 10 February 2014

St. Michael church is one of few churches of this tipe in Estonia. It is a church-stronghold, it has massive walls. During wars in mid ages the church played defensive role for people. St. Michael church has a big stone tower. Especially nice view on...More

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