Pajala Church

Pajala, Sweden

Pajala Church is one of the largest wooden churches in Sweden. It was originally built in Kengis in 1790s, but moved to Pajala in 1879. Near the church is a cottage of Lars Levi Laestadius, the famous Swedish Sami pastor and administrator of the Swedish state Lutheran church in Lapland.

References:
  • Marianne Mehling et al. Knaurs Kulturführer in Farbe. Schweden. München 1987.

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Founded: 1790s
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Sweden)

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Seppo Korpela (19 months ago)
Jättebra
Sivert Kvarneus (2 years ago)
Vacker kyrka med tydlig norrländsk känsla...
Kjell Karnevi (2 years ago)
Fin kyrka i finsk stil.
Стас и Лена Моретц (3 years ago)
Nice place to pray, children from school sing somedays
David G. (5 years ago)
Very friendly and helpful people work here. I am American and the parish staff helped locate my distant relatives who live in Pajala.
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