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Historic church ruins

Kaina Church from the early 16th century was unfortunately destroyed during the WWII. It must have... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2017
BeachStone2C
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Helsinki, Finland
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History on each step

Ancient center of island Hiiumaa civilization. Very bad, that had been bombed during WW2 by... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2016
1Viktor1
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Estonia
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Nov 11, 2017
“Historic church ruins”
May 4, 2016
“History on each step”
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The ruins are located in the heart of the locality Kaina. The church was built at the turn of the 15th - 16th century. The Gothic church in Kaina seated 600 persons and was the biggest church on Hiiumaa. The church was destroyed in 1941. Several...more
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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Kaina Church from the early 16th century was unfortunately destroyed during the WWII. It must have been a magnificent place for religious services. The ruins are conserved today, definitely worth visiting especially those interested in history.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed May 4, 2016

Ancient center of island Hiiumaa civilization. Very bad, that had been bombed during WW2 by Wehrmacht. Good for short walk around alone or with somebody... WW2 small monument is also just in 50m from this church.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed January 11, 2016

this site is hidden away but is well worth the trip out to see it very nice the town is a little dissapointing but the ruins are well worth a look

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed July 14, 2014

Largely a roofless empty shell - interesting for the monumental proportions of the buttresses and thickness of the walls, both of which suggest the church, when it was built in 1500, had defensive fortification role. Destroyed in 1941 by Wehrmacht tracer bullet (stray or aimed...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Derettens O
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