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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Sirke Salmela (2 years ago)
Todella kaunis kirkko
Claudia Radtke (2 years ago)
Scheunenkirche aus dem 17 Jahrhundert. Die Opferkirche steht auf einem Friedhof neben einer Kirche aus dem 18 Jahrhundert. Üppige Kirchenmalereien auf den Holzwänden und -decken in den Farben Schwarz und Rot.
Jenna Peltonen (2 years ago)
Sonja Meriläinen (2 years ago)
Ihana ja todella vanha kirkko
Karita Koponen (2 years ago)
Todella kaunis.
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