Jokkmokk Old Church

Jokkmokk, Sweden

The old church was originally constructed in 1753, but burned down totally in 1972 and was reinaugurated in 1976. The exterior was remade exactly as it had been earlier. The colors within the church – blue and red – relate to the colors on the Sámi traditional costume from the Jokkmokk area.The church is open for visitors during summer and the winter market.

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Founded: 1753
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: The Age of Liberty (Sweden)

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