Pühtitsa Convent

Convent in Kuremäe

Built between 1885 and 1895, the five green onion-domed towers of the impressive main church of Pühtitsa Convent are visible for miles around. Murals by the convent gate depict Mary, the Mother of Jesus, to whom the complex is dedicated. The community of Russian Orthodox nuns work the surrounding land and are self-sufficient; they will give tours to visitors for a small fee. Otherwise you're welcome to enter the gate and visit the church as long as you're dressed modestly.

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