The neo-Gothic Hanko Church was built in 1892. It was designed by Johan Jacob Ahrenberg. The church was damaged badly in the World War II, but has been thoroughly renovated.

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Kirkkotie 1, Hanko, Finland
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Founded: 1892
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

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Irmeli Wikman (2 years ago)
Vacker och fin plats! Har en stolt historia. Jag är glad att jag har fått besöka kyrkan. En bok om kyrkan delades ut avgiftsfritt. ♡
Jari Lindh (2 years ago)
Kaunis kirkko upealla paikalla.
Veikko Pätsikkä (3 years ago)
Yksinkertaisuudessaan kaunis, alttaritaulu korvattu patsaalla vaikuttava.
Tanja Nuutinen (3 years ago)
Valoisa, suuri ja kaunis kirkko. Yhteislaulut ei oikein toimi mutta useimmiten saarnat on hyviä ja selkeitä.
Александр Яковлев (4 years ago)
Очень уютный и красивый городок, с очень яркой историей!
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