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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Rita Baja (3 months ago)
Lovely wood architecture. We were lucky to listen to organ concert there.
Jörgen Strande (3 months ago)
Wow!
Tore Fee (3 months ago)
Och ishotellet ett måste att besöka även på sommaren
Pei Yun Kao (6 months ago)
Peaceful and beautiful church, it's small but sant
Sophia Ki (14 months ago)
Beautiful from the inside and the outside. The inside is very special, I have never seen a church like this before. The colours which are used for the furniture and pictures are the colours which are typical for the Sami.
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