Muonio Church

Muonio, Finland

The wooden church of Muonio was completed in 1817 and inaugurated in 1822. It is designed by Charles Bassi. The bell tower was built in 1889. Muonio Church was one of those few buildings the withdrawing German army didn’t destroyed during the Lapland War in 1944. The village of Muonio was almost completely burnt down.

The church is open from June to August Mo-Fri 10-14.


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Kirkkotie 1-3, Muonio, Finland
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Founded: 1817
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)


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Mikael Roosbacka (2 years ago)
Active people keep the activities of the Muonio parish lively! ? Others do too, not just the priest.
Florean Mae Reston (2 years ago)
Beautiful place with wooden church that glows as the sun shines in its icy surroundings. In the inside is simple and solemn.
Pertti Gammelin (3 years ago)
Great church in a prominent position.
J. O (3 years ago)
A nice guide that told the history of the church
päivi manninen (5 years ago)
A lovely little church in the north. The church is a wooden cross church. It was inaugurated in 1822, the belfry was completed in 1883. The church is a street church and is open on weekdays from 11 am to 4 pm, and on Sundays you can visit the church during church services. I warmly recommend ☀️?
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