Keuruu Old Church

Keuruu, Finland

The wooden Old Church of Keuruu was built between 1756-1759. It’s very beautiful and well-preserved sample of the wooden church architecture in 18th century. The church was built by Antti Hakola. The original altarpiece was painted by Johan Backman in 1750s or 1760s. Now it’s moved to the National Museum in Helsinki and there’s a copy in the church.

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Founded: 1756-1759
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Finland)

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4.2/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Aimo Siekkinen (5 months ago)
It's worth stopping
Petri Vainio (6 months ago)
Great architecture. Panels would need tar.
Pasi Kipronen (6 months ago)
A handsome old wooden church with an interesting history.
Teijo Sirniö (8 months ago)
Atmospheric
Meelis Käsnapuu (2 years ago)
A very awesome wooden church.
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