8 Sights in Hämeenlinna, Finland (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Hämeenlinna, Finland. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Hämeenlinna, Finland.

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1. Kalvolan kirkko

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Kalvola Church is a church in Kalvola, Hämeenlinna, designed by architect Ilmari Launis. He also designed the interior decorations and stained glass windows of the church. The church was built in 1919–1921 to replace the former church, completed in 1802, renovated in 1866 and burned down in 1918. The church seats 500 people and the back hall seats another 40 people. The church building is a three-nave long church with a gable tower and an area of 256 square metres. On the altar is a crucifix made in Oberammergau, Germany. The church bells date back to 1953. The church's 22-voice organ was manufactured by the Kangasala organ factory, originally in 1924 and renovated in 1960.

Wikipedia: Kalvolan kirkko (FI)

2. Rengon kirkko

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Rengon kirkko

Renko Church is a church in Renko, Hämeenlinna. The church is a medieval stone church and is still in use today. It was built either in the late decades of the 1400s or in the early 1500s; According to Markus Hiekkanen, most likely between 1510 and 1550 or 1560. The octagonal church was abandoned in the 1600s. Very little remains of the medieval church, as in 1783 the stone ruin was demolished except for the foundations and rebuilt using it. The church is dedicated to St. James and has been a popular pilgrimage site from the beginning. The current organ has 15 voices and was built by the Kangasala organ factory in 1981.

Wikipedia: Rengon kirkko (FI)

3. Hanssin-Jukka

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Hanssin-Jukka was a Douglas DC-2 transport aircraft used by the Finnish Air Force from 1940 to 1955. After being dismantled, the machine was moved to Hämeenlinna in 1959, where it served as a café until 1981. Until 2010, the aircraft was stored in the Air Force warehouse in Tikkakoski. In 2010–2011, the Guild of the Air Force Academy restored the aircraft to its 1944 appearance. Since 2015, the machine has been on display in the Tuulos shopping centre in Tuulos, Hämeenlinna.

Wikipedia: Hanssin-Jukka (FI), Website

4. Hauhon keskiaikainen harmaakivikirkko

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Hauho Church or St. John's Church is a greystone church located in Hauho, Hämeenlinna, probably built in the early 1500s. The rectangular frame room is usually joined by an armory on the south flank and a sacristy on the north side. The present sacristy was built of brick to replace the old medieval sacristy between 1783 and 1784.

Wikipedia: Hauhon kirkko (FI)

5. Vanajan kirkko

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Vanaja Church is a greystone church built in the late 1490s and first decade of the 1500s, located in the former municipality of Vanaja, now in the Vanaja district of Hämeenlinna. Vanaja is one of the oldest parishes in Häme, and it is very likely that there was a wooden church built earlier.

Wikipedia: Vanajan kirkko (FI)

6. The Prison

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The Prison Museum is a museum located in Linnanniemi, Hämeenlinna, that presents the history of Finnish prison administration and prison life. It is located in the old county prison, from where the last prisoners were transferred to new premises in Kylmäkoski prison on March 15, 1993.

Wikipedia: Vankilamuseo (FI), Website

7. Sota ja rakkaus

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Sota ja rakkaus Taideteos: Tiina Torkkeli Valokuva: Htm / CC BY 4.0

War and Love is sculptor Tiina Torkkel's Lotta-themed work in Hämeenlinna. It depicts a veterinary louse and a horse's head. On Lotta's lap is a symbolic ball made of horseshoes, depicting a passage to and from war. The material of the work is galvanized recycled metal.

Wikipedia: Sota ja rakkaus (FI)

8. Palanderin talo

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Palander House is a house museum located in Hämeenlinna that presents the lifestyle and urban living of the middle-class bourgeoisie in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Opened in 1995, the museum is maintained by the Hämeenlinna City History Museum.

Wikipedia: Palanderin talo (Hämeenlinna) (FI), Website


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