Uskela Church

Salo, Finland

The Uskela parish is one of the oldest parishes in Finland. Documents mention it for the first time in 1329. The church hill of Uskela is an old location for the church, with a church at this location since 1440. The small medieval stone chapel, dedicated to St. Anna, was dismantled in 1830.

The present church was completed in 1832. IIt was designed by famous architect C. L. Engel. The The belfry was erected in 1860. Inside the church the altarpiece was painted in 1849 by R. W. Ekman. The church has been renovated four times.

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Sairaalantie 5, Salo, Finland
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Founded: 1832
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

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Marjo Berglund-Rannikko (10 months ago)
Beautiful church, lots of memories.
Markus Tarro (10 months ago)
A fine lux-Finlandia light art work from the time of Finland's Independence Day was presented here.
Kari Väyrynen (10 months ago)
Truly beautifully decorated and illuminated at Christmas. Big handsome Christmas tree in the yard. For the first time, Christmas came to mind as we toured the church.
Santosh Upmal (15 months ago)
Good views. Friendly staff". A magical echo. Holy place. Atmospheric church.
Aila Ruotsalainen (15 months ago)
Beautiful view, well maintained cemetery
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