Maakalla Church

Kalajoki, Finland

Maakalla and Ulkokalla islands have been important fisheries since the 16th century. The simple wooden church was built in 1780 and is still used for weddings and worships. There are also the smallest vicarage in Finland and fishing museum in the village.


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Maakalla, Kalajoki, Finland
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Founded: 1780
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Finland)


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Harri Känsälä (6 months ago)
The church itself is great in every way, but at least during Antti Railio's concert there were helplessly too few parking spaces.
kari mikkonen (14 months ago)
The good vh kiviojja spirit lives on.
Sandor Kovacs (2 years ago)
Beautiful monument!
Helene Kiilerich (2 years ago)
Beautiful gothic inspired church with a matching and well kept graveyard. Not to mention the separate iconic yellow Finnish bell tower. Only down side was that it wasn’t possible to get inside and see the interior decoration and actual church.
Mika Sundell (2 years ago)
A church built of bricks! Gothic Style...(1879)
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