Loppi Old Church

Loppi, Finland

The Old Church of Loppi, also known as Santa Pirjo (St. Birgit), was built in 1660s. The history of simple and bare wooden church is quite unknown because documents of building were destroyed by fire. According some investigations the church could be completed already in the tide of 15th and 16th centuries, but the age of wall logs is dated to the year 1666.

Only couple of tombs remain of the old cemetery near the church. Nowadays Loppi Old Church is popular wedding and concert church.

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Ilkonkuja, Loppi, Finland
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Details

Founded: 1660
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Finland)

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www.loppi.fi

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4.6/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Harri Kaunisto (2 years ago)
2 km south of the gas station. When looking for landscapes remember the old wisdom: "turn off the highway"
Marja-Liisa Kaitala (3 years ago)
Beautiful location on top of a hill.
Aulis Lindfors (3 years ago)
Nice views from the old church hill, the church in good condition?
Keijo Toivonen (4 years ago)
Great historical site!
Mauri Paananen (4 years ago)
Nice guide
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