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Petäjävesi Old Church

Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Finland
Petäjävesi Old Church, in central Finland, was built of logs between 1763 and 1765. This Lutheran country church is a typical example of an architectural tradition that is unique to eastern Scandinavia. It combines the Renaissance conception of a centrally planned church with older forms deriving from Gothic groin vaults. [More Details]
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