Maksamaa Church

Vöyri, Finland

The wooden church of Maksamaa was built between 1824-1825. The cruciform-shaped church represents the Neo-classicism style. The wooden belfry was built 1729-1730 as a tower of previous church.

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Founded: 1824-1825
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

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Marko M (4 years ago)
Vöyri Church is the oldest wooden church in Finland and was completed in 1626. A fine church with a long, narrow roof on the belfry. According to information, the ruins of the stone archipelago of the medieval church on the site are below the northern arch of the present wooden church and were found in excavations in 1958. The sacristy was probably built in some year between 1519-1522.
Jain Paulose (5 years ago)
Nice historic church.
Helmer Södergård (5 years ago)
An old wooden church, nice and beautiful. Finland's current wooden church. An attraction.
Mike Heath (5 years ago)
A quite special place, and family friendly. Melancholy bells.
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