The St. Birgit Memorial Church

Lempäälä, Finland

The St. Birgit Memorial Church was built probably between years 1502-1505. It is dedicated in memory of St. Birgit who died in Rome in 1373 and was proclaimed as a saint in 1391.

Situated on the bordering area between the historic districts of Satakunta and Häme, the architectural style of the church exhibits certain influences from both of these areas. The shapes of the nave, rich in decoration, are typical of Satakunta, whereas the large, protruding cornerstones are unique to a very few number of churches in Häme.

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Founded: 1502-1505
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Middle Ages (Finland)

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-CubeTheGacha- (3 years ago)
I am scared of all places where is dead peoples, and i can imagen THAT IM GOING TO BE THERE MY WHOLE LIFE
EeroM (4 years ago)
butiful egg
toni lahti (5 years ago)
Beautiful little Catholic church
Karri Koivusilta (5 years ago)
Nice church, good old yard
tapani koskinen (6 years ago)
Kaunis vanha kirkko keskellä kaupunkia.
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