The greystone church of Tuulos was built probably between years 1510-1540, but the oldest part, the sacristy, was built by Sairiala estate owner Knut Posse between 1477-1485. There is a Posse family coat of arms in the northern wall of sacristy. The church may have been sanctified to St. Bridget of Sweden.

Comments

Your name

Website (optional)



Address

Kirkkokuja 55, Tuulos, Finland
See all sites in Tuulos

Details

Founded: 1510-1540
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Middle Ages (Finland)

Rating

3.3/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Linda Asunta (2 years ago)
Leo Sahlsten (2 years ago)
Jalkaranta Lahti (2 years ago)
Ruotsinvallan aikana rakennettu vahvistamaan luterilaisuutta Hämeessä. Samaa tyylisuuntaa kaikki tuonajan kirkot.
Powered by Google

Featured Historic Landmarks, Sites & Buildings

Historic Site of the week

Castel del Monte

Castel del Monte, located in the municipality of Andria, rises on a rocky hill dominating the surrounding countryside of the Murgia region. A unique piece of medieval architecture, it was completed in 1240. The castle’s location, its perfect octagonal shape, as well as the mathematical and astronomical precision of its layout all reflect the broad education and cultural vision of its founder, Emperor Frederick II.

As a leader of modern humanism, the Germanic Emperor brought scholars together in his court from throughout the Mediterranean, combining Eastern and Western traditions. The castle’s unique design, an octagonal plan with octagonal towers at each angle, represents a search for perfection. Interior features reflect Eastern influences, such as the innovative hydraulic installation used by Frederick II for bathing in accord to the typical Arabic customs.

The site is of outstanding universal value in its formal perfection and its harmonious blending of cultural elements from northern Europe, the Muslim world and classical antiquity. Castel del Monte is a unique masterpiece of medieval architecture, reflecting the humanist ideas of its founder, Frederick II of Hohenstaufen.