Angelniemi Church

Kimitoön, Finland

Angelniemi Church was built in 1772 by famous church builder Matti Åkerblom. It is oblong in shape, and the belfry is annexed to the church as if it was a bell-tower. The church has been restored several times in the 19th century, and in the 20th century. The altarpiece was painted by Aleksandra Stålt in 1897. There is also a crucifix from the 14th century. The pulpit was made in 1772.



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Founded: 1772
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Finland)

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Hannu (14 months ago)
An idyllic wooden church by the sea.
AB Olin (2 years ago)
A church built in 1772 on the wonderful promontory of Kemiö island.
Tarja Hakulinen (2 years ago)
Strong recommendation also by boat!!
Raili Laakkio (3 years ago)
A charming and cozy church in a very beautiful location. The guide was very familiar with the history and artefacts of the old church.
Pasi Tikka (5 years ago)
Stunning archipelago church in a fantastic location. Amazingly beautiful scenery. Five stars are the minimum. ❤️
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