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

Open 16.9.2017-14.5.2018 for groups by appointment

Open in May 15.5.-31.5.2018 on Sat and Sun at 12-17 o'clock, other times by appointment.

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.