Mustasaari Church

Vaasa, Finland

Mustasaari (Korsholm) Church was originally built for the Court of Appeal between 1776 and 1786, and designed by Carl Fredrik Adelcrantz. After the city, including the church, burnt down in 1852, the building was rebuilt as a church under the direction of Carl Axel Setterberg, who worked as a county architect for the county of Vasa.

The church is the most significant sample of early Gustavian style in Finland. It has been influenced by the Neoclassical architecture used in the France and Italy in the mid-18th century.

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Founded: 1776-1786
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Finland)

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Jesse Schultz (3 years ago)
Beautiful building but not much more to it.
Bao Pham (4 years ago)
Worth a short visit
Jari B Miettinen (4 years ago)
Nice church but usually close all the time.
heikki anttila (5 years ago)
Nice, peaceful place in historical Vaasa's area. Perfect place for picnic, walking etc. One minus is; there aren't any services except small market and pizzeria.
Abismal Harmony (6 years ago)
Beautiful church in a very quiet and peaceful area.
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