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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Michael Gullstedt (3 months ago)
Historical Church.
Alexander Ginlund (16 months ago)
Finland's oldest wooden church. Large & white.
Jain Paulose (3 years ago)
Nice historic church.
Mike Heath (3 years ago)
A quite special place, and family friendly. Melancholy bells.
Fortnite Conny (4 years ago)
Fint ställe
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