Utsjoki Church

Utsjoki, Finland

Utsjoki Church is designed by Ernst Lohrmann and it was built of stone in 1850-1853. Old church houses are from the 19th century. All the 14 church houses have been renovated.

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E75, Utsjoki, Finland
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Details

Founded: 1850-1853
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

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www.saariselka.fi

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4.6/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Sebastian Reiz (8 months ago)
Imposing church built for the population of a vast area around the small city of Utsjoki in the mid 18-hundreds using three types of materials, local stone, brick and wood. When attending the service, people could stay overnight in one of several small huts overlooking the lake above which the church rises high. It closes at 5 p.m. and the key is kept by the lady running the small café across the road. If you come just before closure she will accompany you and tell you the history of the church and the church village. The locals falling in WWII are honoured in a small section of the graveyard.
Amila Perera (3 years ago)
Quiet calm isolated place
Sarah Pinnell (4 years ago)
Lovely welcome and a pretty setting.
Zeljko Fernezir (5 years ago)
Nice looking outside, closed to visitors.
Taija Honkala (6 years ago)
Kivasti korkealla paikalla sijaitsee.
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