Siikajoki Church

Raahe, Finland

Siikajoki parish was established in 1590, but the Russian army burnt the first chapel already in 1591. The current church, completed in 1701, is third in Siikajoki. The wooden church was renovated in 1765 and Mikael Toppelius painted beautiful mural paintings and altarpiece in 1771-1772. The present appearance originate mainly from the restoration made in 1852.

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Founded: 1701
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Finland)

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Janne Kruki (10 months ago)
Good toilet facilities in the cemetery.
Khun Prasert (2 years ago)
Beautifull old wooden church
MÃ¥rten Nyblom (2 years ago)
A must for anyone interested in history and those interested in church building
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