The Church of Vanaja is one of the smallest medieval churches in Finland. It was built probably between 1490-1510. Vanaja is one of the oldest parishes in Häme and it's quite probable there have been couple of wooden churches before the present one.

There are many beautiful details and decorations inside the church, for example an exterior pulpit in stone wall and arm paintings of two noble families.


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Founded: 1490-1510
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Middle Ages (Finland)

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Jaana Hietikko (2 months ago)
Hml churches are the closest to me. Both my parents were blessed here and buried. Atmospheric, beautiful church?
Reijo Huhtamäki (3 months ago)
Nice stone church...magnificent old wood relief altarpiece. The lamps are not suitable for the style, although luckily they are not ugly anyway.
Jani Loijas (14 months ago)
Handsome medieval stone church inside and out.
Zsuzsanna Ortutay (4 years ago)
Gray stone church in good condition. Parking is possible in front of the church.
Tuula Pessala (5 years ago)
Kaunis pieni idyllinen
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