Messukylä

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The Messukylä Old Church is the oldest building in Tampere.

Messukylä (Swedish: Messuby) is a former municipality of Finland which was annexed by the city of Tampere in 1947. The medieval stone church (built circa 1540) in Messukylä is the oldest building in Tampere. During the Civil War (1918), Messukylä was the scene of heavy battles around both the medieval and new churches.

Coordinates: 61°29′07″N 023°50′41″E / 61.48528°N 23.84472°E / 61.48528; 23.84472