The old church at Petäjävesi was marked as a UNESCO World Heritage landmark in 1994 as an excellent example of a Lutheran country church built of logs as an typical example of an architechtural tradition unique to eastern Scandinavia

A cross with equal arms

The master carpenter was Jaakko Klementinpoika Leppänen from Laukaa. His plan for the building was sent to approved in Stockholm as early as 1761.

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