St Andrea's Church in Hiittinen (Hitis) was built in 1686 and it’s the second oldest cross shape church in Finland. There was a chapel in Hiittinen already in the 13th century. Some stone wall ruins of that building are remaining in the small cemetery.

The altarpiece is painted by A.F.Ahlstedt, and the pulpit is a late plainer replica of the one in the Dome of Turku from 1650.

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Founded: 1686
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Finland)

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Juha Vanhatalo (10 months ago)
Pieni näyttävä kirkko
Tanja Harjunen (11 months ago)
Aivan ihana puinen saaristokirkko. Kannattaa käydä tutustumassa. Kaunis ympäristö ja historiaa huokuvat puitteet.
Markku Heikkinen (17 months ago)
Vanha puukirkko
Adrián Rodríguez Fassanello (20 months ago)
Excelente
Henrik Krause (2 years ago)
Suomen toiseksi vanhin puuristikirkko. Ehdottomasti näkemisen arvoinen. Aito konstailematon tunnelma, jossa ei taideaarteilla turhaan koreilla ja juuri siksi kaikki tuntuukin arvokkaalta.
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