The Church of the Holy Trinity

Rauma, Finland

According some references there has been a wooden church and stone sacristy in Rauma even since the 14th century. It might be true that stones of the sacristy was used as a part of the Holy Trinity Church. It was built in the 15th and 16th centuries to replace earlier wooden church.

Anyway, church destroyed in a fire in 1640, and the Church of the Holy Cross has served as the parish church ever since. There are still some ruins remaining in the park area.

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Founded: 1495-1505
Category: Ruins in Finland
Historical period: Middle Ages (Finland)

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needmoney (2 years ago)
Praise the lord thats why
Leena Poysti (2 years ago)
Beautiful church, with lot of old art inside. Dim lights inside, and candlelight is not good for everybody's vision
Mitra Äijälä-Vehmas (2 years ago)
Absolute lovely mideval church (end 1400)
Kolaotse (3 years ago)
Beautiful old stone church.
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