Vöyri church is the oldest still used wooden church in Finland. It was completed in 1626 and enlarged to the cruciform shape in 1777. The most well-known artefact is a medieval crucifix made probably in Lübeck between 1375 and 1400. There's also an altar made in in the late 1400's.

According archaelogical excavations there has been a medieval stone sacristy situated in the same site as the current church. There are also memorials of Civil War (1918), Winter War and Continuation War (1939-1944) located near the main entry.

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Founded: 1626
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Finland)

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Fortnite Conny (2 years ago)
Fint ställe
Seija Henttonen (2 years ago)
Upea vanha puukirkko!
Jari Sundman (3 years ago)
Upea vanha puukirkko, kaunis kokonaisuus jossa paljon katselävää.
Leo Byskata (3 years ago)
Fantastic! The oldest wooden church in Finland. Almost 400 years timber.
Eeva Sillanpää (5 years ago)
Niin upea suomenruotsalaisen kunnan kirkko. Osallistuin kaksikieliseen siunaamistilaisuuteen maaliskuussa 2015. Hieno Pyhän kokemisen tunne ja mieleenjäänyt siunaamistilaisuus.
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