The Church of St. Lawrence

Eckerö, Finland

The Church of St. Lawrence was built in the 1380s to replace an earlier wooden church. The tower has been added in 1467, and the wall paintings are from the beginning of the 16th century. The church has been reconstructed in the 17th century and the beginning of the 18th century. The remodeling has been done in the 19th century. The altarpiece was painted by B. Reinhold in 1876. The bell dates from the beginning of the 13th century.

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Founded: 1380-1420
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Middle Ages (Finland)

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Oliver Liesen (11 months ago)
One of the oldest churches on Aland, built around 1280. Beautiful interior worth seeing.
Mika Juuti (11 months ago)
Small church, nice to see
Aumid Shauni (5 years ago)
Historical chuch in Eckeo Åland
Ulf Ekeroth (6 years ago)
En mycket vacker kyrka!!
John Aspegrén (6 years ago)
Vacker liten kyrka!
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