The Church of Peter and Paul

Hamina, Finland

The Orthodox church of Hamina (The Church of Peter and Paul) was erected in 1832-37 on the place of burned Lutheran church. It was designed by Frenchman Louis Visconti whose most famous work is the tomb of Napoleon in Hôtel des Invalides.

The round-domed church was built in the Neoclassicism style with Byzantine features. There is a holy icon with St.Peter and Paul which was transferred to Hamina from Vyborg in 1742.

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Kasarminkatu 2, Hamina, Finland
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Founded: 1832-1837
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

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Aila Korpela (3 years ago)
The most beautiful church in the world
Arja Marin (3 years ago)
Our beautiful home church.
AJ Jurvanen (5 years ago)
Old and beautiful church
Daria Zaitceva (6 years ago)
Jonas Falck Weber (7 years ago)
Very beautiful old church, especially the paintings and pictographs inside is worth a view.
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