The Church of St. Catherine

Hammarland, Finland

The Church of St. Catherine was built in the end of the 13th century, and is oblong in shape. It was destroyed by fire in the beginning of the 15th century. The wall paintings are from 15th century, and the pulpit was placed in 1650. The church has been reconstructed in the 1830s, and the alterpiece was painted by R.W. Ekman in 1869.



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Founded: 1300
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Middle Ages (Finland)

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Emmi Schavikin (2 years ago)
A lovely and cutely beautiful church inside. You rarely see such a cute church ?
Heli Halava (2 years ago)
A beautiful church with wonderful paintings.
Per-Erik Eriksson (2 years ago)
A very nice church from the late 13th century that is well worth a visit. The cemetery is also very nice, pay a visit and think for a moment about our loved ones who are no longer with us.
Ieva Sakne (4 years ago)
Very nice country church. Next to the herd with sheep.
Max Lundgren (4 years ago)
Typical archipelago stone church, well cared for grounds. If you're in the area it's a nice visit if you enjoy churches.
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