St. Michael's, former Soontagana church

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St. Michael's church was built to prehistoric Soontagana county in the XIII century. It is possible, that a sacral building stood there already in 1220. Hence, it is surmised that over the period of four years (1226-1230) chronicle Henrik may have served as a priest there. The church was built in the end of the century: a rather narrow building, with one aisle and two bays.

Narrow windows above the vaults, which could have been used embrasures, are characteristic to this church. Initially, there were bell towers in both corner gables. More thorough changes took place in the XVIII and XIX centuries: sepulchers underneath the floors were walled up, a new floor made out of limestone and a new tall bell tower were built, and the windows were widened.

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