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Holy Cross Church

Vanhankirkontie 41, Parola 13720, Finland
+358 3 6723383
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Wonderful church

I had a WOW! moment when I entered the church. The decoration is breathtaking and so colorful and... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
niinan2
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Nurmijarvi, Finland
Must See Stop off the Beaten Path

After the tank museum in Parola this is a great addition to the afternoon. The girl from the... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2017
Familyof4_2Boys2014
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Calgary, Canada
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Aug 7, 2017
“Wonderful church”
Jul 6, 2017
“Must See Stop off the Beaten Path”
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Vanhankirkontie 41, Parola 13720, Finland
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

I had a WOW! moment when I entered the church. The decoration is breathtaking and so colorful and well preserved. The pulpit is very decorated. There is lots to see. Next to the church there is a small boutique that sells all kinds of handicrafts....More

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Reviewed July 7, 2017

After the tank museum in Parola this is a great addition to the afternoon. The girl from the information booth was very accommodating to open the church and spent our time in the church answering our questions and offering tidbits of history on the church....More

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Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Historical church with quite old paintings (frescos) on the wall. I recommend the use of guide, because they can tell you more detailed info, and you can ask questions. Nearby stands a little museum, whence you actually buy the tickets to the church.

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Reviewed June 21, 2013

This beautiful church dates presumably from the 15th century, and it is one of the few places in Finland where old Catholic church art has been preserved extensively. The church has beautiful, touching, funny and even gruesome comic strip -like al secco paintings that depict...More

Thank Hulaus
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