St. Catherine's Church

Turku, Finland

The Church of St. Catherine in Nummi suburb represents the medieval church building tradition. The construction began in the 1340s, the sacristy was completed first and the church later. Bishop Hemming and Bishop Thomas of Växjö consecrated the church on 22 January 1351.

Finnish National Board of Antiquities has named the church site as a national built heritage.

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Kirkkotie 46, Turku, Finland
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Details

Founded: 1351
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Middle Ages (Finland)

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4.4/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Risto Antonen (10 months ago)
Good care of the graves. The location of the graves is bad and the places are too cramped
pirjo savolainen (11 months ago)
Christmas candles for graves, great atmosphere
Pirjo Saastamoinen (12 months ago)
A beautiful little church with a smaller space for a blessing. I have had to use it many times, a quiet great place. The slope with its tombstones is beautiful and when the candles shine is an absolutely incredible sight. Sometimes you just go for a walk and calm down, it often relieves the mood
Virpi Karhu (15 months ago)
A nice little pretty church beautiful and otherwise a great church in Turku
Riitta-Liisa Musku (16 months ago)
Beautiful Church.
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