is an Evangelical Lutheran church
. The first parts of the church were built in 13th century, and Halikko Church is one of the 73 medieval stone churches of Finland.
Halikko Church was built in the mid-13th century. Most likely local manor
owners the Horn
family financed the construction. Therefore Åminne manor
had a right to patronage
the priests of Halikko. Halikko Church was first a Roman Catholic
church and it's protector saint was Saint Bridget
The Church needed to be expanded and mended in the late-18th century. The first expansion was made in 1799, and the second expansion was made between 1813 and 1815. During the second expansion the church was made cross-shaped. The old sacristy
, weapon room and the grave of Horn-family had to be removed that the new parts could be built. At the same time, the whole church was renewed from the inside. An architect Charles Bassi
designed the whole operation.
During the 20th century, Halikko Church has been mended three time: in 1921, 1954, and 1989–1990. The church has now sewers
of Halikko Church was built in 1773.
According the legend, Halikko Church was built c.a. 1440. Henrik Olafsson the Graf
of Åminne manor financed the construction of the Halikko Church, the Pertteli Church
and the Chapel of Salo
to pay the sins of his family. His father-in-law had murdered his wife and the seen a vision in which Jesus said that he must pay his... Read More