Pudasjärvi Church

Pudasjärvi, Finland

The cruciform church in Pudasjärvi was built in 1781 on the shore of the lake Pudasjärvi in Riekinkangas and it was the third church that had been built in the same place. There's room for 700 people in the church. The bell tower has three floors. The paintings on the outside walls are the only known outdoor paintings Mikael Toppelius has made (completed 1765-1766).



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Founded: 1781
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Finland)


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juha partanen (4 months ago)
Fine thanks
Eero Talala (4 months ago)
The old cross church from the end of the 18th century. Hautuymaa is surrounded by a log fence over a kilometer long.
Miro Liimatainen (5 months ago)
Pudasjärvi's Church is a beautiful and in peaceful forest.
Martti Suvanne (5 months ago)
A nice, traditional wooden church. I have always liked the atmosphere of this church since I was very young, when I went there for the first time when I was 15-16 years old.
H M P (4 years ago)
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