Piikkiö Church

Kaarina, Finland

Piikkiö well-preserved stone church was built in 1752-1755 by Samuel Elmgren to replace the previous wooden church. It was styled after medieval churches in Finland. According the legend church stones were brought from the ruins of near Kuusisto Castle. Near the church are also a parsonage from the 18th century and garden from the 1750s.

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Founded: 1752-1755
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Finland)

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HANNU HEINO (10 months ago)
Kaunis 1700-luvun kivikirkko. Sisältä erittäin esteettinen. Ei esteetön. Liikuntarajoitteisille voi tulla ongelmia. Parkkitilaa löytyy.
Johannes (11 months ago)
Piikkiön keskustassa sijaitseva kaunis kivikirkko.
Markku Miettinen (11 months ago)
Siisti kirkko ja kirkkomaa. Käyn täällä säännölisesti katsomassa isovanhempien hautaa ja lukuisia muita hautoja. Hautausmaa on hyvin pidetty ja siisti. Olen käynyt monella hautausmaalla , jotkin on hoidettu toisella tavalla kuin tämä. Piikkiön hautausmaalle on haudattu paljon karjalasta evakkoon lähteneitä ja sinne kaiken jättäneitä ihmisiä. Minun käsityksen mukaan kaikki on mennyt ilman suurempia erimielisyyksiä jotain aina ilmenee, mutta niinhän se on aina kun kyseessä on ihmisistä. Hautausmaat ovat siinnäkin suhteessa hyviä paikkoja, koska täällä viimeistään vihanpito loppuu jos erimielisyyksiä on ollut.
Pentti Virtanen (14 months ago)
Jaanan ja Jounin (Rantaset) Häät
Anna Butterfly (16 months ago)
Beautiful old church. Very nice.
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