Kuri Cemetery

Kuri küla, Hiiumaa vald

The Orthodox congregation of Kuri was established in 1885, the church was built 1888−1891 and the cemetery
around the same time too. The Cemetery is located on the hillside in Kuri. The ground’s gradient is 4 metres in
116 metres and is 7-11 metres above sea level. There are 1170–1200 graves spread over 0.97 hectares.

The Cemetery is still in use. The western, northern and eastern borders of the Cemetery are protected by a 1.4-1.8 m high stone wall, which is topped by a wooden rail in some places.

The limestone gateposts are 0.6 x 0.6 m with an opening of 2.3 m.

There are approximately 241 old, historical tombstones characterized by various time periods prior to World
War II remaining.

The monumental commemoration cross on the obelisk reminds all to remember sailors lost at sea.


It is a waypoint on the journey

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