Saturday, February 4, 2012


The last card of the day is an official from Finland. It arrived yesterday and it shows a church in Rantsila.

Photo by: Hannu Konola
FI-1322352, sent by Pirjo.
Rantsila is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region.

The wooden cruciform church of Rantsila was completed in 1785 according the design of Simon Silvén-Jynkkä. The belfry originates from the previous church. The interior is covered with paintings of Mikael Toppelius. He has also painted the altarpiece triptych. - in:

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