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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Päivi (3 years ago)
Beautiful church in beautiful surroundings
Johan Antell (3 years ago)
Very nice city
Mike Heath (3 years ago)
Pleasant location. Additional buildings for various types of meetings. Strange to have seats even under the pulpit.
Kåge Ahlsved (3 years ago)
St. Birgitta's church. The wooden church was inaugurated in 1708. The church tower was built in 1709.
Kim Isaksson (4 years ago)
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