Kankaanpää Church

Kankaanpää, Finland

The wooden church of Kankaanpää was constructed during the years 1834-39. The church was designed by C.L. Engel and it represents a pure tendence of empire architecture.



Your name

Website (optional)


Founded: 1834-1839
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

More Information



4.4/5 (based on Google user reviews)

Interesting Sites Nearby

User Reviews

Allan Sjöber (2 years ago)
tosi hyvä....
Mirja Pentikainen (2 years ago)
Hieno. Kannattaa käydä kesällä katsomassa, ellei messu kiinnosta. Avoinna tiekirkkona kesät.
Juhana Saloma (2 years ago)
Hieno paikka.
Tappura84 S (2 years ago)
Ihana ja komea paikka.
Mikaeli Hällbacka (2 years ago)
Hieno ja iso 1800-luvulla valmistunut empiretyylinen puuristikirkko. Ehkäpä koko Kankaanpään hienoin rakennus ja siten pakollinen vierailukohde kaupungissa. Kesäisin auki tiekirkkona klo 12-16
Powered by Google

Featured Historic Landmarks, Sites & Buildings

Historic Site of the week

Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle

Easter Aquhorthies stone circle, located near Inverurie, is one of the best-preserved examples of a recumbent stone circle, and one of the few that still have their full complement of stones. It consists of a ring of nine stones, eight of which are grey granite and one red jasper. Two more grey granite stones flank a recumbent of red granite flecked with crystals and lines of quartz. The circle is particularly notable for its builders' use of polychromy in the stones, with the reddish ones situated on the SSW side and the grey ones opposite.

The placename Aquhorthies derives from a Scottish Gaelic word meaning 'field of prayer', and may indicate a 'long continuity of sanctity' between the Stone or Bronze Age circle builders and their much later Gaelic successors millennia later. The circle's surroundings were landscaped in the late 19th century, and it sits within a small fenced and walled enclosure. A stone dyke, known as a roundel, was built around the circle some time between 1847 and 1866–7.