Sophia Magdalena Church in Ruovesi was completed in 1778 and designed by Matti Åkerblom. The adjacent bell tower was made by Antti Piimänen in 1772. The church was originally red, but it was repainted with current yellow color in 1861-1862.

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Kirkkotie 1, Ruovesi, Finland
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Founded: 1778
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Finland)

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Marko Tapani Alanen (11 months ago)
Fine and historic church.
Marko Tapani Alanen (11 months ago)
Fine and historic church.
Jarno Pärnänen (11 months ago)
I don’t care about the churches now either, but many times they have those obligatory weddings and funerals in the aisle to watch. An old, medium-sized church.
Jarno Pärnänen (11 months ago)
I don’t care about the churches now either, but many times they have those obligatory weddings and funerals in the aisle to watch. An old, medium-sized church.
Kalevi Forsberg (13 months ago)
Years ago, Ruovesi was the most beautiful church village in Finland. The sound of your offer ship says a lot when you listened to it near the church.
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