Nya Kirka

Finland's West Coast

Completed in 1897, the red-brick New Church has a high wooden ceiling and an archetypal church ship dedicated by mariners.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Finland's West Coast attractions

1. Sjöfartsmuseum

0.17 MILES

This Empire-style building used to house the sail-making department of the Wendelin shipping company. Nowadays, the Sjöfartsmuseum showcases Kristinestad…

2. Ulrika Eleonora Kyrkan

0.23 MILES

Behind Kristinestad's Old Customs House is the 'old' Kristinestad church, better known as Ulrika Eleonora Kyrkan. Built in 1700, the red-wood charmer has…

3. Old Customs House

0.24 MILES

In the heyday of the port city, travellers entering Kristinestad had to pay customs duty, collected at the Old Customs House. Dating from 1720, the…

4. Öjskogparken

13.37 MILES

Öjskogparken is a collection of historic buildings, the marooned locomotive Kasköbässin, and an incredible outdoor revolving theatre that hosts summer…

5. Närpes Church

13.51 MILES

Medieval Närpes Church, 1km south of Närpes' town centre, is surrounded by over 150 kyrkstallar (church stables), built in the 15th century for…