The Church of the Holy Cross, Rauma
Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
The Church of the Holy Cross is a medieval fieldstone church in Rauma, Finland. It is located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Rauma. The church stands by the small stream of Raumanjoki (Rauma river).The exact age of the Church of the Holy Cross is unknown, but it was built to serve as the monastery church of the Rauma Franciscan Friary. The monastery had been established in the early 15th century and a wooden church was built on this location around the year 1420. Historians assume the current stone church was completed in 1515–1520. The Church of the Holy Cross served the monastery until 1538, when it was abandoned for a hundred years as the Franciscan friary was disbanded in the Swedish Reformation. The church was re-established as a Lutheran church in 1640, when the nearby Church of the Holy Trinity was destroyed by fire.The church itself is a two-aisle church made of grey granite. The choir features fresco-secco style murals depicting the Biblical story of salvation. The paintings are from the time of Arvid Kurck, who was Bishop of Turku 1510–1522. The Bell tower was built in 1816. It was made of stones from the ruins of the Church of the Holy Trinity. The white steeple used to serve as a landmark for seafarers.Plan to see The Church of the Holy Cross and other attractions that appeal to you using our Rauma holiday planner.
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ゆったりした街並みで、外観は清楚な教会でした。 訪問が日曜日の朝だったため、礼拝をされていました。 それでも教会員の方が中を見て良いと言っていただきましたが、 入口から中を見させていただき、中に入ることは遠慮させて いただきました。(少し残念です。) ヨーロッパの日曜日は静かで時間がユックリ流れているように 感じました。Very spacious, the appearance was a neat Church. Because the visit was Sunday morning worship had been. We prefer not to be from the entrance in to see whats the saying still are members of the Church to look good, but, inside. (Is a little disappointing. ) Europe Day is the day of the week, felt the time is getting ugly.show original
Kamienny kościół klasztoru franciszkanów z końca XV w. warto tu zajrzeć, aby zobaczyć piękne freski.Stone Church of the Franciscan monastery at the end of the 15th century, it is a look, to see the beautiful frescoes.show original
Очень красивая старинная церковь. А особенно она красива на закате. По пути из/в центра советую зайти!A very beautiful old church. And she especially beautiful at sunset. On the way to/from the Center advise go!show original
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