Jukkasjärvi Church

Jukkasjärvi, Sweden

The wooden Jukkasjärvi Church was built in 1607-1608. It is very rare sample of so-called 'buttress' church type; there are 10 existing churches in Finland and this is the only one in Sweden. The church was enlarged in 1726 and the gallery was added in 1785. The external belfry dates from the 1740s.

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Founded: 1607-1608
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Early Vasa Era (Sweden)

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Mantas Giga (11 months ago)
Nice painting inside!
Sebastian K (2 years ago)
Nice church on the end of the world :) if you are visiting Swedish Lapland I recommend you to visit this place. But remember it's a church, be quiet and peaceful, respect other people around you :)
Aurélio Catel (2 years ago)
Really lovely place. We took a day trip from Kiruna. It’s a little bit difficult to find informations but you can just ask your hotel about the buses that goes from Kiruna to the Ice Hotel that they will give you the timetable and pick-up places, the bus is not that expensive. You might as well visit the three places in just one 3hour trip, you can do the ice hotel, the church and the Sami-camp, all of them are really worth the visit and the price.
Jonathan Spring (3 years ago)
I love to visit churches wherever I go as they give the best sense of local history. This Beautiful little church is a case in point
Juan Manuel Cobo Casado (3 years ago)
A beautiful old church full of color inside! In winter is just amazing!
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