Hietaniemi Church

Hedenäset, Sweden

The first church in Hietaniemi (Hedenäset) was built in 1617. It was replaced with a new one in 1744. The current wooden octagonal church was completed in 1747. The belfry was erected in 1773. The altarpiece dates from 1826.

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Founded: 1744-1747
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: The Age of Liberty (Sweden)

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Mika-Seppo Kotka (mika) (13 months ago)
A nice old church behind which is an old ancient marketplace from where you can get to barbecue places a short distance away
Helene Nysjö (2 years ago)
Great visit to a nice church that is next to the river.
Jan Persson (3 years ago)
Perhaps the most beautiful part of the road through Tornedalen. Wonderful view of the Torne River
Andreas Nyman (5 years ago)
A beautiful old church
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