The Church of St. Michael

Tammela, Finland

The eastern part of Tammela Church was build c. 1530-1550 (narrow part in the foreground), western part and the tower in 1780s (completed in 1785). Today the church is well preserved and historically remarkable sample of the post-medieval architecture. The hall is the second longest (54m) in Finnish churches.

There are lot of old wooden sculptures inside the church sanctified to several Catholic saints and also an old stocks used for physical punishment.

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Tammelantie, Tammela, Finland
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Founded: 1530-1540
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Reformation (Finland)

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