The medieval church of St. Clemens in Sauvo was built to present three-aisle outfit probably in 1460s or 1470s. First record of the Sauvo Church in Turku Cathedral documents dates back to the year 1346, but there have been several wooden churches before even from the beginning of 13th century.

Many renovations were made to the church during 17th century, but the interior is very well-preserved. Mural paintings are from the 15th century and there are several medieval artefacts, like an altar, triumph crucifix and tabernacle.

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

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www.muuka.com

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Heidi Tapala (18 months ago)
Hyvät parkkitilat. Mukava ja lämmin tunnelma.
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Красивая старинная церковь.
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