Vanaja Church

Hämeenlinna, Finland

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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Timo Koskinen (5 months ago)
My home church, where I have been baptized, confirmed and ordained. The 15th-century stone church has good acoustics and is therefore a popular venue for choirs, for example. The church is surrounded by a beautiful cemetery.
Jussi Hopeakoski (8 months ago)
An awe-inspiring, elegant old stone church with an altar worth seeing..
Timo Kälkäinen (8 months ago)
Relatively small but atmospheric and nice historical church. I can recommend it for various parties.
Jesse (12 months ago)
A nice church in a quiet location.
Jaana Hietikko (17 months ago)
Hml churches are the closest to me. Both my parents were blessed here and buried. Atmospheric, beautiful church?
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