Hämeenlinna Church

Hämeenlinna, Finland

Hämeenlinna Church was built in 1798 as a rotunda modelled on the Pantheon in Rome. It is designed by Frenchman L. J. Desprez, the court architect of Sweden. The altar stood in the middle of the amphitheatre-shaped church, and the pulpit was above the sacristy door. Hämeenlinna church is one of the best samples of so-called Gustavian classism style in Finland.

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Founded: 1792–1798
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Finland)

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Reijo Maalehto (11 months ago)
Kaunis ja tunnelmallinen kirkko. Hyvä akustiikka.
Päivi Salo (11 months ago)
En ole koskaan sisälle asti päässyt, mutta ulkoa kaunis ja tykkään puistosta ja tunnelmasta.
Tiia Tuominen (11 months ago)
Kaunis kirkko. Kutsuva.
Petri Ala-Hillilä (12 months ago)
Kaunis.
marko lehti (13 months ago)
kaunis ja hieno kirkko
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