Vihanti Church

Vihanti, Finland

The church of Vihanti was completed in 1784 to replace the first one built in 1691. It is designed by Simon Silvén. The interior of the wooden cruciform shape church is decorated by Emanuel Granberg and Erik Westzynthius. The altarpiece is painted directly to the log wall. The bell tower (1752) originates from the earlier church.

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Founded: 1784
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Finland)

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Outi Verkasalo (5 years ago)
I have visited many times and calm the soul and lepää.outi v
Juhani Törmikoski (5 years ago)
Home church?
Pentti Salonsaari (Hirppu) (5 years ago)
Old time church and paintings
Arvo Laitala (6 years ago)
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