Taagepera Church

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Taagepera Church
Taagepera Kirik
Taagepera kirik.jpg
General information
Town or city Taagepera
Country Estonia
Coordinates 58°00′49″N 25°41′11″E / 58.0135°N 25.6863°E / 58.0135; 25.6863Coordinates: 58°00′49″N 25°41′11″E / 58.0135°N 25.6863°E / 58.0135; 25.6863

Taagepera Church (Taagepera's Saint John's church, Estonian: Taagepera Kirik) is a church in the village of Taagepera, Helme Parish, Valga County in southern Estonia. The building, which is made of stone and has a wooden tower,[1][unreliable source?] was constructed in 1674. It is located on a small hill overlooking the village of Taagepera and has an associated cemetery.[2][need quotation to verify] It has an organ built by Ernst Carl Kessler, who made the first organ in Sitka, Alaska.[3][need quotation to verify]

The building is registered in the Kultuurimälestiste riiklik register (National Register of Cultural Monuments) of Estonia, effective 27 September 1999.[4]


  1. ^ Taagepera Church 7is7.com
  2. ^ TAAGEPERA KIRIK helme.ee
  3. ^ Taagepera puhkepiirkonna kaart Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine. siseturism.ee
  4. ^ "23077 Taagepera kirik". National Register of Cultural Monuments.
  • Talvik, Merje (8 October 2008). "Taagepera kirik sai uue katuse, torni ja kuke" [The Taagepera Church received a new roof, a tower and a kuke]. Eesti Kirk (in Estonian).
  • "Taagepera kiriku uuendamine algab kevadel" [The Taageper's Church will be renewed in the spring]. Eesti Kirk (in Estonian). 20 March 2007.
  • "Taagepera kirik sai heade annetajate toel sepistatud küünla-aluse" [The Taagepera Church received a forged candle base with the help of the best donors]. Maaleht. 8 June 2013.
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