Uusikaarlepyy Church

Uusikaarlepyy, Finland

St. Birgitta Church, which lies by the bridge crossing the river of Nykarleby, is one of the most famous sights of the town. The church was built in 1708 and is considered one of the most beautiful in Ostrobothnia. The ceiling paintings in the church date from the 18th century and are the work of Daniel Hjulström and Johan Alm. The paintings on the windows behind the altar were painted by Lennart Segerstråhle in 1940. The church also has a Thelin organ from 1786.

Reference: Uusikaarlepyy municipality

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Founded: 1708
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Finland)

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Kim Isaksson (2 years ago)
Miro Koivukangas (2 years ago)
Upea
Jari Sundman (3 years ago)
Kaunis vanha kirkko upealla paikalla, nähtävyys sekä sisältä että ulkoa.
Craig Purdie (3 years ago)
Beautiful church both inside and out.
Philippe Gault (4 years ago)
Belle église dans un milieu reposant.
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