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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