Church of St. Michael

Paimio, Finland

Paimio parish dates back to the 14th century. The present church was built in 1681-1689 to replace the previous wooden church. It’s one of the rare stone churches built in the 17th century in Finland. The interior was renewed in 1748-1756 and partly again in 1863. The central altarpiece was painted by R.W. Ekman in 1865, and the paintings of the Apostles near the organ were painted in 1751. The present vicarage was built in the 19th century to the medieval site.

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Vistantie 20, Paimio, Finland
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Founded: 1681-1689
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Finland)

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Terhi Reponen (8 months ago)
The church is a permanent meeting place in Paimio.
Veikko Suhonen (15 months ago)
A beautiful stone church right in the center of Paimio. A very well maintained cemetery surrounds the church. The parish bulletin board does not seem to be updated because it contained many obsolete announcements.
Tarja Arko (15 months ago)
Really beautiful church
Tuulikki Putaala (3 years ago)
Currently "my home church"! Many, good, concerts, work great. Church in the middle of the village !!!
Marko M (3 years ago)
A magnificent gray stone church that is very reminiscent of a medieval stone church, although it was built only in the late 17th century, to be exact 1681-1689. The church was closed, so it couldn't get inside, but that is great from the outside.
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