Tervola Old Church

Tervola, Finland

The Old Church of Tervola was built in 1687-1689 and is one of the oldest and most well-preserved wooden churches in Finland. The wooden pulpit is made by Johan Skogh and Nils Ahlboom in 1733-1735. The altarpiece is painted by Johan Hedman in 1831.

The church was unused 85 years after the new church of Tervola was completed in 1865. Worships began again in 1950.

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Founded: 1687-1689
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Finland)

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Timo Pe (3 years ago)
We were in the cemetery by the church!
Seppo Suopajärvi (5 years ago)
Holy day cemetery visit.
Holger Jakobs (5 years ago)
Old and new church side by side, and a beautiful cemetery.
Ari Laine (5 years ago)
Handsome Church
Sakari Salonen (5 years ago)
Very nice
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