Central Pori Church

Pori, Finland

The Central Pori Church is a church in Gothic Revival style. It is the largest church in region of Satakunta, and one of the largest in Finland. The church was built in between 1859 and 1863, when it was inaugurated. It is known for its unique church tower, which is made of cast iron. The tower is 72 metres (236 ft) tall. The church was designed by T. Chiewitz and C.J. von Heideken. Glass paintings in the church are made by Magnus Enckell.

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Yrjönkatu, Pori, Finland
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Founded: 1859-1863
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

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Zhenglang Wang (3 years ago)
Fantastic. You can see it from many places along the river.
Freddy dsouza (4 years ago)
Nice view over the landscape
Teemu Sintonen (5 years ago)
Beautiful church in Gothic revival style built between 1859 and 1863.
Vincent Decaux (5 years ago)
Nice church. Really big one and clean. You can watch the sky moving above it from a bench in the garden. Nothing extraordinary but peaceful place.
Stacy Kesk (5 years ago)
Quite an emotionally moving war monument outside.
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