Kuopio Cathedral

Kuopio, Finland

The Kuopio Cathedral is a stone Neoclassical style church and the seat of the Diocese of Kuopio. It’s fifth church in Kuopio, the first one was built in 1552.The cathedral was built between 1806 and 1815 by Jacob Rijf (1806–1807) and Pehr Granstedt (1813–1815). The altarpiece has been painted by B. A. Godenhjelm in St. Petersburg. Matthias Ingman donated it to the cathedral in 1843.

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Founded: 1806-1815
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Finland)

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Ramesh Karri (3 years ago)
Peaceful church to offer prayers
Roope Pellinen (3 years ago)
Nice building for dark time :) I am pagan but looking good for visitor...
Nilushi Madhushani (3 years ago)
Calm place
Sinikka Tiirikainen (5 years ago)
Aivan mahtava aattoillan klo.17.tilaisuus. Olimme koko perheellä ja nuoret totesivat että emmepä ole olleet ennen näin hienossa aattoillan tilaisuudessa. Musiikki tosi hyvä ja piispaJarin puhe hyvä,upea kokonaisuus. Kiitos kaikille tilaisuuden tehtävissä mukana olleille!
Raimo Laitinen (5 years ago)
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