The Church of St. Matthias

Vårdö, Finland

The stone church of Vårdö was built between 1520 and 1550. There may have been a wooden church before in the same site since the 14th century. Church was enlarged in 1784 and the new sacristy was masoned in 1786. Vårdö church survived without damages from the Great Northern War (1700-1721) although the town of Vårdö was burnt.

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Lövövägen, Vårdö, Finland
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Founded: 1520-1550
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Middle Ages (Finland)

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