Perniö Church

Perniö, Finland

The Perniö Church was built in the 15th century, probably in 1460-1480. It's dedicated to St. Lawrence (as well as many medieval churches in Finland). The interior contains mural paintings made by the school of famous artist Petrus Henriksson from the end of 15th century. There are also seven limestone tombs inside the church. The belfry was erected in 1746.

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

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Founded: 1460-1480
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Middle Ages (Finland)

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