Construction of the first church in Lemi was started in 1668, but it was destroyed by arson already in 1670. The next one was completed in 1688 and used for one hundred years. The present one was built in 1786 by the local church builder Juhana Salonen. The wooden crusiform-shaped church is one of the most valuable wooden churches in the Europe.

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Iitiäntie 1, Lemi, Finland
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Founded: 1786
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Finland)

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