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

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www.saaristo.org

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Olli (2 years ago)
Risto Luukkanen (2 years ago)
Nätinnäköinen kirkko
Hannu Hytönen (2 years ago)
Cool, small and quiet place to contemplate the meaning of biking the ring road.
VapeNaysh Homemade (2 years ago)
Good Pokémons
Mikko Koljonen (3 years ago)
Todella kaunis. Kannattaa käydä katsomassa.
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