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Oulainen Church

Oulainen Church was built by the building master Matti Honka and it completed in 1753. The bell tower was added in 1758. The interior is decorated with wall paintings made by Erik Westzynthius between 1779-1782. The present appearance is mainly from the restoration made In 1882.
Founded: 1753 | Location: Oulainen, Finland

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Peace Palace

The Peace Palace (Vredespaleis) is an administrative building and often called the seat of international law because it houses the International Court of Justice (which is the principal judicial body of the United Nations), the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the Hague Academy of International Law, and the extensive Peace Palace Library. In addition to hosting these institutions, the Palace is also a regular venue for special events in international policy and law. The Palace officially opened on 28 August 1913, and was originally built to provide a symbolic home for the Permanent Court of Arbitration, a court created to end war which was created by treaty at the 1899 Hague Peace Conference.