Houtskari Church

Parainen, Finland

The wooden Houtskari Church was built in 1703-1704 and designed by E. Nilsson. The bell tower dates back to 1753 and altarpiece was made in 1887. The church, near vicarage (1860) and old cottage are named as National Built Herigate by National Board of Antiques.

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Houtskari, Parainen, Finland
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Founded: 1703-1704
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Finland)

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www.saaristo.org

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4.4/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Katiuska Karhula (10 months ago)
Nice church. Behind the building it is an enjoyable path that goes around the church.
Roosa M (4 years ago)
Adorable wooden church. Really close to the market, the guest harbor, and one of the guesthouses.
Scott Turnbull (5 years ago)
Beautiful old small town church
Riina Kinzel (5 years ago)
Sweet and chsrming church
Johan Gräsbeck (5 years ago)
One of the few surviving really old wooden churches in Finland. Beautiful old church, very nice sorroundings close to the museums and guest harbour.
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