Evangelical Lutheran Church, Kretinga

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#13 of 13 in Historic Sites in Klaipeda County
Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • This tiny Lutheran church serves this small community. We visited with the pastor who told us there are 5 regular families here (about 20 persons). It's a beautiful little community. Winters here.....  more »
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church was built in 1896-1899 year. It is famous for the organs made by Konigsberg master Johann Preuss in year 1785.  more »
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  • It is believed that the Kretinga Lutheran Church was able to stand in the 16TH century, but during the counter-refoulation was destroyed. In 1802, the Kretinga Lutheran Parish received the Tsar's permission to build the church and not pay tax to the Catholic monk. In 1808, the church was established in a residential building. Later, the worship was kept in different places until 1850, the parish settled in a brick house, introduced the bell. In 1889, a fire was ravaged in the building. In 1897, a new brick church was built.
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  • The church is located in the city center. Not really a tourist destination. For this you need it and online.
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