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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4/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Hasse Keulstra (2 years ago)
Leuk kerk! Mooie omgeving
Ilkka Nuolivirta (3 years ago)
Really worth seeing ?
Alexander Ginlund (3 years ago)
I came driving from Vaasa to see the church during its opening hours, but it was closed. Rating 6/10, but 10 points deduction for lying.
Päivi (5 years ago)
Beautiful church in beautiful surroundings
Johan Antell (5 years ago)
Very nice city
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