The Sacrification Church of Pyhämaa was built in 1642-1650. It’s one of the oldest still existing wooden churches in Finland. Inside the church the walls are decorated with paintings (made in the 17th century) relating to biblical events. Next to the Sacrification Church is the New Church of Pyhämaa, which was built of stone in 1804. Both churches are open to the public in summertime.

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Founded: 1642-1650
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Finland)

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Jouko Uusikartano (2 years ago)
I have come to visit since I was a child, for example I have been going to church, and I still go to church.
Tapio K Lavo (2 years ago)
Old time wooden church, quiet place to visit. The parents have been here in the past. The father once said that if he recovered from the illness, he would donate a certain amount of money and the father would recover.
Nina Lisitsin (3 years ago)
Two very different churches from different eras and a neat cemetery around them. Personally, I didn’t go inside when the churches were closed.
PRINCE RATHAPPILLIL (3 years ago)
Historical place
Beige Binkie (4 years ago)
Really cool historical place. I found it really interesting.
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