The Lutheran church at Valdemārpils was built in its present form in 1646. In 1928 the interior of the church was repaired. During the last two wars, the church did not suffer much. From 2004 to 2006 the congregation carried out major repairs.
St. Jacob's Church is a fortified church dating back to the 13th century. The church is one of the oldest buildings on Saaremaa Island.
The church in Valjala is the oldest preserved stone church in Estonia. It was built from 1227, at the time of the Livonia Crusades (13th century). In the third quarter of the 13th century, the small church of that time was transformed into a fortified church. The defensive church contains both Romanesque and Gothic elements. In 1922, thunderstruck the church and burnt the baroque helmet of the tower.