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.

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Kirkkokuja 55, Tuulos, Finland
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Founded: 1510-1540
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Middle Ages (Finland)

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Desantti1 (2 months ago)
Impressive and soothing.
Arja Metsäluoma (16 months ago)
Beach next door, can eat snacks, log-bench and table, trash next door. Clean and tidy. Old-fashioned toilet, neat, paper on, bedding, odorless, trash. Then CLEAN. There is also a disinfectant. THANK YOU, TUULOS.
Paula Mäkelä (17 months ago)
Definitely worth a visit! The church is worth seeing both inside and out. A specialty is Knut Posse's coat of arms in the end triangle of the sacristy.
Rauno Järvinen (2 years ago)
This church has been my job for 46 years. That's why it is special among churches.
Vesa Savolainen (2 years ago)
The construction of this medieval church began in 1478 by Knut Possen. The church is believed to have been completed in the first half of the 1500s. The church bell tower was built in 1780. The church is dedicated to Tuulos St. Birgita. This unique church is worth a visit!
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