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Petajavesi Old Church

Petajavesi, Finland
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Petajavesi
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites
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Delft, The Netherlands
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

18th century wooden church listed on the Unesco world heritage list. The church is situated on a junction of waterways and is a very nice example of Finnish wooden architecture. The church is still in use of services to this day

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Phoenix, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

This site has now been entered into UNESCO heritage sites. Generations of my family have been married at this church. I find the simpleness of it the most beautiful. It is a must see as it is one of the most historical and beautiful Churches in Finland.

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

Really worth visiting: you can feel the atmosphere of the ancient times.

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