Churches and parishes in Uusikaupunki
The Uusikaupunki parish is divided into four areas: Uusikaupunki, Kalanti, Lokalahti, and Pyhämaa. All churches in Uusikaupunki are road churches, and they are normally open for visitors during the summer season.
Alinenkatu 44, Uusikaupunki. The grey granite church with a vaulted ceiling was built in 1629, making it the oldest building in the town centre. By the church is an ancient graveyard and soldiers’ graves.
Opening hours: from June 7 to August 6 Wed–Sat from 11 am to 5 pm, Sun from 12 pm to 4 pm (excl. June 24–25). Other times by agreement.
Pyhän Olavin tie 6, Kalanti. St. Olaf’s Church in Kalanti is a grey granite church built in the late 14th century.
Opening hours: From June 7 to August 6 Wed–Sat from 11 am to 5 pm, Sun from 12 pm to 4 pm (excl. June 24–25). Other times by agreement.
Rauhankatu 3, Uusikaupunki. A Gothic style red-tiled church designed by architect Georg Theodor von Chiewitz. Built between 1858 and 1863. Short organ recital on Thursdays at noon from 1June to 6 July. Duration 15–20 mins. Come and listen to some organ music and see the organ up close. Organ mini-concerts in the church on 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 June at noon. Also 6 July at noon. Other times by agreement Wed-Sat tel. +358 44 3635 497.
Palomäentie 2, Lokalahti. A wooden church from 1763. The oldest parts of the steeple date back to the 16th century. Open by agreement Wed-Sat tel. +358 50 3635 350.
Putsaari Cache Church
Small, idyllic wooden church on the Putsaari island. The church was probably built in the 17th century.
Pyhämaa Old Church (“Uhrikirkko”) and Pyhämaa New Church
Kirkontaustantie 15, Pyhämaa. The Pyhämaa Old Church is a unique wooden church that was built between 1642 and 1650. The ceiling and interior walls are completely covered in frescoes. The Pyhämaa New Church, which is located next to the Old Church, is a grey granite church from 1804. The altarpiece was painted by Arvid Liljelund. Opening hours: From June 7 to August 6 Wed–Sat from 11 am to 5 pm, Sun from 12 pm to 4 pm. Other times by agreement.
Koulukatu 6, PL 24, 23501 Uusikaupunki
Tel. +358 2 840 400
The times for mass can be found at uudenkaupunginseurakunta.fi or the churches’ notice boards.