Alatornio Church

Tornio, Finland

The first church in the island was made of wood and it's said to have existed already in 1316. It has been one of the northest churches in Scandinavia in medieval time.

The stone church was built 1500-1513. Today only the eastern nave is still existing. Church was modified to the present shape during 1794-97 by architect Jacob Rijf.

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Founded: 1500-1513
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Middle Ages (Finland)

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Naphat W. Isonikkilä (7 months ago)
Beautiful from inside out.
Niclas Hermansson (12 months ago)
Powerful & beautiful place.
Beck A (2 years ago)
It was closed when I came. But looked good
Jani Tolonen (3 years ago)
A great piece off history.
Андрей Зиновьев (5 years ago)
Historical church. Not the less because of the Struve's Arch.
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