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“Well preserved 600 years old”
Review of Kaina Church Ruins

Kaina Church Ruins
Ranked #2 of 6 things to do in Kaina
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Owner description: 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 tombstones as well as the sun cross above the entrance are protected as art monuments. A fire in the church destroyed many art treasures: the altar of the Virgin Mary, Saint Nicholas and Saint Antonio, the organ built by the father of the Estonian composer Rudolf Tobias etc. The church also served as the parish centre for many centuries. The ruins have now been conserved, the restoration of the church is planned. The trees that surround the church form a nice park, as the locals call it.
Reviewed 14 July 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 is unknown).

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