Kangasala Church

Kangasala, Finland

Kangasala grey granite church, with its beautiful baroque star ceiling, was built in 1767. Its rare wooden sculptures, dating back to the 15th century, make the church particularly fascinating. The tower collapsed in 1782 and the new one was completed in 1800.

There is a "bleeding stone" in the wall which is known among the local people. According the legend the girl called "Kuussalon Kaarina" was beheaded on it.

During the summer months the church is open daily, and guided tours are available.

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Founded: 1767
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Finland)

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David Verdujz (3 years ago)
Good
pickle scream (4 years ago)
It looks pretty, I'm not a Christian, but the experience was nice. The blood rock was pretty intresting
Nish Nimoh (5 years ago)
Very Beautiful church and blessing services
Weeti Virtanen (5 years ago)
Good
Anna-Kristiina Nieminen (6 years ago)
Kaunis tunnelmallinen kirkko
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